Plants, Shrubs, Trees

Having the proper landscaping can vastly increase the number and variety of birds you see in your back yard.

*Bushes and Shrubs that Birds Love* star
Putting up feeders and keeping bird baths full of water are both great steps in attracting birds to your back yard. However, there is something else that birds enjoy greatly - natural landscaping that gives them both meals and shelter.

The Audubon Society Guide to Attracting Birds star[offsite link]
Stephen Kress, a long-time Auduboner, has written a fine, comprehensive resource book for adapting your plot of land- whether it be sidewalk strip or wetland, and everything in between- into heavenly habitats for our bird friends. KressĀ“ nearly 500 pages covers landscaping of all terrains, and links bird families to their natural food sources. He provides botanical descriptions and plant/tree/shrub lists, as well as supplemental feeding and watering suggestions, and artificial housing tips.

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