For more information on the Living With Wildlife series, contact the WDFW Wildlife Program





  • Alder, Bill Jr. Impeccable Birdfeeding. Chicago Review Press, Chicago, 1992.
  • Burton, Robert. National Audubon Society North American Birdfeeder Handbook. Dorling Kindersley, New York, 1992.
  • Campbell, Scott D. Easy-to-make Bird Feeders for Woodworkers. Dover, New York, 1989.
  • Hernderson, Carrol L. Wild About Birds: The DNR Bird Feeding Guide. State of Minnesota, Department of Natural Resources. 1995. To order call 1-800-657-3757.
  • Link, Russell. Landscaping for Wildlife in the Pacific Northwest. University of WA Press with the WA Dept. of Fish and Wildlife. 1999
  • Waldon, Bob. Feeding Winter Birds in the Pacific Northwest. Mountaineer Books, Vancouver, BC, 1992.

Supplies can be purchased from vendors who advertise in Bird Watcher's Digest, Audubon Magazine, Natural History, and others; check your library or magazine rack. Also, search the Web for additional information on birds and birdfeeders.

This urban wildlife publication was developed by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife's Wildlife Diversity Program, and funded by the sale of personalized license plates. Written by Stephen Penland, Donna Gleisner and Russell Link. Art by Nicola Yarbrough.