Marvel at the lives of hummingbirds with this collection of photographs and information by award-winning author and wildlife photographer Stan Tekiela.
Their beauty captivates us. Their aerial acrobatics enchant us. Hummingbirds are beloved backyard visitors. They are dainty and elusive. A hummingbird sighting is a remarkable event, one worthy of remembering, cherishing, and sharing with others. Award-winning author, naturalist, and wildlife photographer Stan Tekiela believes that hummingbirds are fascinating and adorable birds. He spent more than 10 years traveling across the country to observe and photograph the hummingbird’s various species, from ruby-throated to rufous. He documented every aspect of the hummingbird’s life: major events such as migration and courtship, as well as everyday activities including feeding and sleeping.
The result is a striking portrayal of these amazing animals in Hummingbirds. Stan’s extraordinary photographs depict the backyard birds in a new, unique fashion. His fascinating text, drawn from detailed research and personal observations, provides information about every aspect of the hummingbirds’ lives. Presented with headings and short paragraphs, the coffee-table book is pleasurable to browse and easy to read.
“They are wondrous and beautiful,” says Stan. “Watching them in action is almost magical.”
Unmatched by any other book on the market, Hummingbirds is a must-have for bird watchers, gardeners, and nature lovers.