Where the Birds Are
A Travel Guide to Over 1,000 Parks, Preserves, and SanctuariesBook - 2007
Each year, flocks of birdwatchers and nature lovers set out to follow the seasonal trail of enchanting, intriguing, and often elusive avian species. Where the Birds Are charts the best way to catch the natives and migrants flying around breathtaking places across the United States and Canada. Organized by region, this sweeping travel guide presents 35 driving tours to prime birding and wildlife destinations across North America--from the Hawaiian Islands to the Colorado River, from Jackson Hole to the Rio Grande, from Sioux Falls to the Gulf Coast of Texas, from Montreal and the Saint Lawrence River to the Florida Everglades. Accompanied by detailed maps from Mapquest, clear directions lead straight to national parks, sanctuaries, beaches, and other must-see stops for sightings. Along with vivid descriptions of the specific birds to look for and tips on finding their favorite nesting spots, each stop provides complete travel information, including phone number and website, plus handy icons to indicate whether visitors are welcome to hike, fish, swim, canoe, picnic, or camp.
Publisher: Pleasantville, N.Y. : Reader's Digest Association, c2007.
Characteristics: 288 p. : col. ill., col. maps ; 26 cm.
Alternative Title: Birds & blooms.