The North Carolina Birding Trail: Mountain Trail Guide [NOOK Book]

Overview

North Carolina harbors an incredible diversity of habitats that provide food and shelter for more than 440 bird species throughout the year, making the state a destination for birders and nature lovers. The North Carolina Birding Trail is a driving trail linking birders and tourists with great birding sites across the state and the local communities in which they are found.

The third of three regional guides, the Mountain Trail Guide presents...
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The North Carolina Birding Trail: Mountain Trail Guide

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Overview

North Carolina harbors an incredible diversity of habitats that provide food and shelter for more than 440 bird species throughout the year, making the state a destination for birders and nature lovers. The North Carolina Birding Trail is a driving trail linking birders and tourists with great birding sites across the state and the local communities in which they are found.

The third of three regional guides, the Mountain Trail Guide presents 105 premier birding destinations in the North Carolina mountains, from the Tennessee border in the west to Interstate 77 in the east. The spiral-bound volume features maps, detailed site descriptions, and color photographs throughout. Each site description includes directions as well as information on access, focal species and habitats, and on-site visitor amenities. Special "while you're in the area" listings accompany each of eighteen site groupings, so visitors can travel to a cluster of birding destinations and enjoy other local highlights and attractions along the way.
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Editorial Reviews

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"A full-color book including site descriptions, maps and directions to the sites, lists of likely birds, and lists of other cultural and natural resource sites that trail users can visit as they travel along the trail."
Brunswick Beacon, News Herald, Hickory Daily Record, Transylvania Times, McDowell News

"[An] outstanding collaborative effort."
Smoky Mountain News

"Handy, ring-bound format, with detailed directions to prime sites for bird-watching."
Sunday Star-News

"The organization and graphics of this spiral-bound set are supreme."
Citizen Times

"Points people to choice sites statewide."
Carolina Country

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780807889732
  • Publisher: University of North Carolina Press, The
  • Publication date: 6/15/2009
  • Series: Distributed for the North Carolina Birding Trail
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 180
  • File size: 29 MB
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Meet the Author

The North Carolina Birding Trail is a partnership of six agencies and organizations: Audubon North Carolina, North Carolina Cooperative Extension, North Carolina Sea Grant, North Carolina State Parks, North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission, and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Its mission is to conserve and enhance North Carolina's bird habitat by promoting sustainable bird-watching activities, economic opportunities, and conservation education.
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