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  • Nestboxes for Prairie Birds Book

Nestboxes for Prairie Birds Book

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Nest box plans that are functional, easy to follow and extensively tested.
all the information you need to design, build  and place nest boxes for more than 40 species of cavity-nesting birds native to the Canadian prairies.

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  • guidance on how to monitor and maintain an effective nest box trail and how to keep records of it's success.
  • solutions to potential problems on the nest box trail , including ways to deal with pest species.
  • the history of cavity-nesting bird conservation in Canada, and a map of both historical and current bluebird nest box trails on the prairies.
  • the latest research on all aspects of setting up and maintaining nest box trails.
  • the findings and field experience of nest box trail operators from across North America.
  • the natural histories of all the cavity-nesting birds on the Canadian prairies-from owls to bluebirds, from creepers to kestrels and from ducks to nuthatches.
  • 54 color photographs and more than 80 beautiful illustrations.
  • a resource file listing the addresses of conservation organizations, nature centers and wildlife rehabilitation facilities across the prairies.

About the Author:

Myrna is a biologist, author and nature photographer. She has authored/co-authored several books including:

  • Winter Bird Feeding: An Alberta Guide
  • Nest boxes for Prairie Birds
  • Nature Scape Alberta

She has been honored with the Nature Educator of the Year Award by the Roger Tory Peterson Bluebird Society for her work with Mountain Bluebirds. She has also received an award from the North American Bluebird Society as well as the Owl Award from the Red Deer River Naturalists.

Her most recent publications:

  • Backyard Bird Feeding: An Alberta Guide
  • Beauty Everywhere.
  • Charlie, Winnie and the Blue Birds