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Hummingbirds of the Backyard DVD

Come along with Sheri Williamson, author of the Peterson Guide to Hummingbirds, on this fascinating video journey into the secret lives of North America's favorite birds. You'll see superb close-up and slow-motion video of hummingbirds in action. She'll introduce you to 14 species that nest in the U.S. and Canada, and she'll show you how to attract them to your yard. Featured hummingbirds include: calliope hummingbird, Allen's hummingbird, broad-billed hummingbird, violet-crowned hummingbird, broad-tailed hummingbird, magnificent hummingbird, white-eared hummingbird, Costa's hummingbird, black-chinned hummingbird, ruby-throated hummingbird, rufous hummingbird, Anna's hummingbird, Lucifer hummingbird, and blue-throated hummingbird.

You can choose between highly informative narration or the simple, uninterrupted pleasure of the birds, or both. In the narrated portion, Sheri offers her expert insights into hummingbird  migration patterns, their intimate relationships with the flowers they pollinate, their unique flight patterns, and their brilliant iridescent colors. She'll also offer clear instructions on the care and placement of feeders and the planting of a hummingbird-friendly garden, plus much more—all designed to increase your knowledge and enjoyment of these remarkable creatures.

Run time is approximately 50 minutes.