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Learn How to Build Birdhouses, Boxes, and Feeders a Rewarding & Green-friendly Way to Enhance Your Garden

Stephen Moss, Alan Bridgewater, and Gill Bridgewater

October 2017



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Birdhouses Boxes and Feeders

Bird watching is becoming one of the fastest-growing outdoor activities in the US alone. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service reports that 51.3 million Americans enjoy this hobby as a regular activity.

It’s common for bird enthusiasts to provide birdhouses or nesting boxes for their feathered friends as well. reports that birdhouses “may be able to prevent further decline of population numbers of several bird species.”

For those who enjoy both the delight of bird watching and also like DIY projects, the new
book Birdhouses, Boxes, and Feeders for the Backyard Hobbyist: 19 Fun-to-Build Projects for Attracting Birds to Your Backyard provides a rewarding and environmentally sound way to enhance any garden and attract birds.

Woodworking experts Alan and Gill Bridgewater have teamed up with ornithologist Stephen Moss to produce a range of boxes and feeders designed to meet the needs of birds and enhance your garden. Information on box and feeder siting, appropriate food, types of nest box, and the birds you can expect to see, is featured alongside everything that you need to know about suitable woods, necessary tools and materials, and construction techniques.

About Stephen Moss

Stephen Moss is a naturalist, author, and TV producer. His TV credits include Springwatch, Birds Britannia, and Britain’s Big Wildlife Revival, and his books include Wild Hares and Hummingbirds, A Bird in the Bush, and Tweet of the Day. He has traveled to all seven continents to film and write about wildlife. Stephen is one of GB’s top nature writers with a monthly column in the Guardian. He also writes for the Daily Mail, Daily Telegraph, and magazines including Birdwatch, and BBC Wildlife.

About Alan and Gill Bridgewater

Alan and Gill Bridgewater have gained an international reputation as promoters of the self-sufficient lifestyle. They produce gardening, woodworking, and DIY books on a range of subjects, including furniture-making, hand tool techniques, stone and brickwork, decks and decking, wood-carving and wood-turning.

Birdhouses, Boxes, and Feeders for the Backyard Hobbyist: 19 Fun-to-Build Projects for Attracting Birds to Your Backyard

Stephen Moss, A. Bridgewater, G. Bridgewater
Pages: 160 pages
Form: Softcover
ISBN 978-1504800846
SRP: $19.99

Imprint: IMM Lifestyle

Distribution: Fox Chapel Publishing, Ingram, Baker & Taylor