Attracting Butterflies & Hummingbirds to Your Backyard

Attracting Butterflies & Hummingbirds to Your Backyard

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Explains how to attract butterflies and hummingbirds to the backyard garden by creating an ideal habitat and provides a field guide to the sixteen hummingbird species and seventy-five common butterfly species that make North America their home.Eating is an almost constant occupation of high-energy hummingbirds, which burn calories faster than just about any other ... and prime rih to boost your typical 2, 000-calories-a-day diet by almost 80 times that much a€” by hummingbird standards. ... CARBOHYDRATES FOR HUMMERS Flower nectar is no different nutritionally than the sugar water you use to stock ... ice popa€” no matter what the species (or how large the tongue), a hummingbird drinks nectar at about 13 licks a second.

Title:Attracting Butterflies & Hummingbirds to Your Backyard
Author:Sally Roth
Publisher:Rodale - 2002-10-24


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