Birding in North Carolina State Parks Author:Karen Beardon The North Carolina State Parks System plays an important role in preserving and protecting valuable habitat for birds and other wildlife across the state. From the mountains to the coast, the State Parks, State Natural Areas, and State Recreation Areas protect high-quality examples of the broad range of ecosystems on which North Carolina's birds... more » depend.
In addition, the parks provide excellent opportunities to observe and study birds. Birding and nature study opportunities include many miles of hiking trails; convenient access to rivers, lakes, beaches, and wetlands; handicapped-accessible trails to many scenic and popular sites; and guided walks and educational programs for students and families.
This edition, published by Audubon North Carolina, is spiral bound and includes descriptions of 12 parks in the Mountains region, 13 parks in the Piedmont region, and 9 parks in the Coastal region. It also includes Safety tips for birders, ABA's Principles of Birding Ethics, and a List of Birds that may be seen in North Carolina State Parks.« less