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Other birding resources Consult the following books or web sites for additional information about birding sites in the North Carolina piedmont. See the Site Index in the back of the guide for a listing of sites referenced in these ...

Author: North Carolina Birding Trail

Publisher: Univ of North Carolina Press

ISBN: 9780807889732

Category: Nature

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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.

The Park is a stop on the N.C. Birding Trail. To get to the original village area, stay on Silas Creek Parkway north for 1.7 miles past Wake Forest University Drive to the light at Bethabara Road. Take a left and continue on to the ...

Author: David K. Disher

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 9781312871199

Category: Bird watching

Page: 188

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2016 By David K. Disher

Deciduous forests dominate most of Western North Carolina – 95% of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park is ... Small land birds stream through the deciduous forests during spring migrations, and birding here is spectacular in the ...

Author: Lan Sluder

Publisher: Equator

ISBN:

Category: Travel

Page: 408

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Amazing Asheville by Lan Sluder is the new guidebook to Asheville and the beautiful North Carolina Mountains. It candidly covers all the best places to stay, eat and explore in Asheville's exciting Downtown and surrounding neighborhoods, and elsewhere in the North Carolina mountains. In more than 150,000 words, it also covers the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the Blue Ridge Parkway, Biltmore House and Biltmore Estate and the hundreds of thousands of acres of national and state forests in Western North Carolina. This is THE guide that gives you the ins and outs of enjoying the mountains and saving money on your Asheville and North Carolina mountains vacation. Written by an Asheville native and award-winning author of more than a dozen books on travel and retirement, Amazing Asheville provides readable, easy-to-use information on Asheville's many B&Bs, mountain lodges, resorts and vacation cabins. It tells you where to find great food and drink -- from bistros where locals go to five-star splurge places. It explains where to go for the most amazing experiences for your vacation. Amazing Asheville doesn't just stick to the city of Asheville. It covers many interesting small towns and villages in the mountains around Asheville. It details where to go for the best outdoor activities in the Blue Ridge Mountains -- hiking, scenic drives, camping, wildlife spotting, birding, river rafting, boating, gem mining, fishing, rock climbing, exploring waterfalls and the backcountry, and more. Whether your interest is outdoor adventures, art and crafts, clubbing and nightlife, music and culture, architecture, outdoor adventures or just having fun in the highest, coolest mountains and most-visited national parks in the East, Amazing Asheville is the guide for you.
2014-09-12 By Lan Sluder

The Wings Over Water Festival (www.wings overwater.org) held every November offers many escorted birding tours to the region's numerous birding attractions. Download detailed maps of birding sites from the North Carolina Birding Trail ...

Author: Renee Wright

Publisher: The Countryman Press

ISBN: 9781581571684

Category: Travel

Page: 304

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Let this guide show you why the Outer Banks is one of the most unique and interesting places in the U.S. to visit. The Outer Banks preserves history and traditions lost to more urban areas of the eastern U.S. Whether it’s wild Banker ponies, historic Kitty Hawk, or hidden beaches that visitors would otherwise never find, author Renee Wright leads you to her Wright Choices.”
2013-06-04 By Renee Wright

The Wings Over Water Festival (www.wings overwater.org) held every November offers many escorted birding tours to the region's numerous birding attractions. Download detailed maps of birding sites from the North Carolina Birding Trail ...

Author: Renee Wright

Publisher: The Countryman Press

ISBN: 9781581577358

Category: Travel

Page: 304

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Let this guide show you why the Outer Banks is one of the most unique and interesting places in the U.S. to visit. The Outer Banks preserves history and traditions lost to more urban areas of the eastern U.S. Whether it’s wild Banker ponies, historic Kitty Hawk, or hidden beaches that visitors would otherwise never find, author Renee Wright leads you to her Wright Choices.”
2013-07-01 By Renee Wright

Bird Uganda Safaris Ltd We offer exclusive birding tours guided by local experts in Uganda and Rwanda . ... UNIVERSITY of NORTH CAROLINA PRESS At bookstores or 800-848-6224 www.uncpress.unc.edu · Return to Warden's Grove Science ...

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ISBN: CORNELL:31924101556482

Category: Bird watching

Page: 618

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Your Guide to Retiring or Relocating to Asheville and the North Carolina Mountains Lan Sluder. Here are a few areas of special interest to birders. For more ideas and information, check with local birding clubs such as the Elisha ...

Author: Lan Sluder

Publisher: Equator

ISBN: 9781499787740

Category: Travel

Page: 584

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If you're thinking about where you want to move to live out your dreams, or if you're considering retiring to an exciting new area, MOVING TO THE MOUNTAINS by award-winning author Lan Sluder covers everything you want to know about Asheville and the North Carolina mountains, consistently rated as one of the top places to live in the United States. Asheville native Lan Sluder covers all the pros and cons of living in hip, liberal Asheville and in the low-cost small towns and villages in the highest mountains in Eastern America. In nearly 600 pages and about 190,000 words, Lan gives you the straight facts about living in Asheville and the mountains, outdoor adventures and sports in the Great Smokies and Blue Ridge Mountains, how to get the best values for your real estate dollar, health care, crime and safety, culture, art and crafts and more in the mountains. As the author of more than a dozen books on retirement and travel including Amazing Asheville, Fodor's Belize, Frommer's Best Beach Vacations, Easy Belize and Living Abroad in Belize, Lan understands what you want to know. He tells you the unvarnished truth. Here's a sampling of what you'll learn in this comprehensive book on moving to Asheville and the beautiful mountains of North Carolina: • Why Choose Asheville and the North Carolina Mountains for Retirement or Relocation? • 10 Reasons to Consider Asheville and the NC Mountains • Amazing Asheville and Western North Carolina • Getting To and Around Asheville • National Kudos for Asheville • Brief History of Asheville and Western North Carolina • History of Asheville and WNC: A Timeline • Mountain Climate and Weather • Bugs, Beasts and Bad Weather • Establishing Residency in North Carolina • Taxes in North Carolina • Crime and Safety in Asheville and WNC • Economy of Asheville and the Mountains • Organic and Natural Farming in WNC • Health Care in Asheville and WNC • LGBT Asheville • The Arts in Asheville and WNC • Historic Architecture of Asheville and WNC • The Best 100 Museums in the Area • Asheville Authors and the Literary Scene • Blue Ridge Parkway, America's Most Scenic Road • Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the Most-Visited National Park in America • Biltmore House, the Largest Private Home in America on 8,000 Acres in Asheville • Asheville & WNC Outside ... Naturally: Hiking, Camping, Sightseeing, Birding, Boating, River Rafting, Golf, Tennis, Ziplining, Caving, Rock Climbing, Gem Mining and More • Clubs and Volunteer Organizations: How to Get Involved and Meet New Friends • Colleges, Universities and Schools • Shopping in Asheville • Where Will You Live? Real Estate Information about Asheville Including Home Values • Living in Other Parts of WNC: Small Towns, Villages and Rural Areas • Asheville By the Numbers • Moving Checklist • Scouting Trips: Travel Practicalities • Best Lodging in the Asheville Area • Best Restaurants in the Asheville Area • Beer City USA and BEE City USA • Clubs and Nightlife • Wineries and Distilleries • Serious About Coffee? • Mmm...Chocolate Asheville! • Festivals, Fairs and Concerts • Asheville and WNC Tours • Best Freebies in Asheville and WNC • Resources to Learn More • About Author Lan Sluder
2014-09-11 By Lan Sluder

Edited by Marshall Brooks and Mark Johns, this book features the best birdwatching sites in North Carolina as chosen by the members of the Carolina Bird Club.

Author: Marshall Brooks

Publisher: Falcon Guides

ISBN: 0762731346

Category: Nature

Page: 209

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Edited by Marshall Brooks and Mark Johns, this book features the best birdwatching sites in North Carolina as chosen by the members of the Carolina Bird Club. Full of practical information on where and when to go, how to get there, and what birders will see, this is a perfect companion for the glove compartment of a car.
2005 By Marshall Brooks

Bird-Watching The Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge (252-473-1131; www.fws.gov/peaisland) is con- sidered one of the finest birding destinations in North Carolina, with habitats ranging from salt marsh, to freshwater impoundments, ...

Author: Renee Wright

Publisher: The Countryman Press

ISBN: 9781581579734

Category: Travel

Page: 378

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"Consistently rated the best guides to the regions covered...Readable, tasteful, appealingly designed. Strong on dining, lodging, and history."—National Geographic Traveler Explorer's Guide North Carolina's Outer Banks & Crystal Coast covers the coast from Virginia to Hammocks Beach State Park. Includes Manteo, Kitty Hawk and Kill Devil Hills, Nags Head, Hatteras Island, Ocracoke, Beaufort, Morehead City, Atlantic Beach, Emerald Isle and Swansboro. Distinctive for their accuracy, simplicity, and conversational tone, the diverse travel guides in our Great Destinations series meet the conflicting demands of the modern traveler. They're packed full of up-to-date information to help plan the perfect gateway. And they're compact and light enough to come along for the ride. A tool you'll turn to before, during, and after your trip, these guides include these helpful features: chapters on lodging, dining, transportation, history, shopping, recreation and more; a section packed with practical information, such as lists of banks, hospitals, post offices, laundromats, numbers for police, fire, and rescue, and other relevant information; and maps of regions and locales.
2008-08-04 By Renee Wright

The North Carolina Birding Trail (919-604-5183; www.ncbirdingtrail.org) identifies 11 places to look for birds in the area. Popular spots for birding on Roanoke Island include the area around Dare County Airport (swallows, martins, ...

Author: Renee Wright

Publisher: The Countryman Press

ISBN: 9781682681299

Category: Travel

Page: 416

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See why the Outer Banks is one of the most unique and cherished places in the U.S. The complete guide to North Carolina's stunning coast—some of the most beautiful in North America—is better than ever in this revised, updated, and beautifully redesigned edition. Detailed reviews of lodging, dining, and recreation, plus outfitters, campsites, trails, and point of historic and cultural interest make this book the indispensable companion to the incomparable Outer Banks region. Renowned travel writer Renee Wright makes it easy to get the very most out of your journey to this majestic destination. In addition to the overwhelming beauty of North Carolina's shores, the Outer Banks preserves history and traditions lost to more urban areas of the eastern United States. So, whether it's wild Banker ponies, historic Kitty Hawk, or hidden beaches that visitors would otherwise never find, the gems of the Outer Banks are yours to discover.
2018-05-01 By Renee Wright