And his backyard is the landing ground for over 200 species of birds. For four years he wandered through the park filming birds and interviewing birders. This DVD comes with a little booklet containing a Birding Log and pictures of over 100 of the birds seen in Central Park, much more than just pigeons and swallows.
A few years ago I won a birdfeeder and seed in a raffle. I placed the feeder outside my window and watched the birds every morning. A cardinal was a frequent visitor. One of the birders in the film commented to his friends, " Do you ever get tired of looking at a cardinal?" My answer is, no!
Marie Winn, author of Red-tails in love : a wildlife drama in Central Park points out in the film how migrant birds fly over Manhattan just looking for a patch of green. If you would like to learn more about the red-tailed hawks in Central Park, check out Red-tails in love at the Virginia Beach Public Library. Or, if you would like to attract birds to your own backyard check out Best-ever backyard birding tips : hundreds of easy ways to attract the birds you love to watch.