Review – Hummingbirds of North America

Hummingbirds of North America: Attracting, Feeding, and Photographing provides over two hundred pages of fascinating information on the 16 species of hummingbirds found in North America.

The book includes the life history of all species including nesting, predation and coloration. Detailed coverage of hummingbird migration can be found for each species. There is a full color photographic guide as well as range maps and detailed information on the best places to find each species. There are also helpful tips to photographing hummingbirds.

Each state and providence in North America has a listing of what species can be found and how common they are. A section on feeding hummingbirds includes where to place feeders, how to care for them, make your own formula and how to control “uninvited guests”. There are also tips on using natural attractants. There is even a wonderful hummingbird trivia section for wowing friends.

Hummingbirds of North America is a worthy book for anyone with even a mild interest in these tiny jewels.

2 thoughts on “Review – Hummingbirds of North America

  1. can chinese mantis eat hummingbirds , i read a article in the local news paper that made this statement is this ture

  2. ttjdorsett – I’ve heard of mantises catching and eating hummingbirds although I suspect it to be a rare feat.

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