=A guide to the best birdwatching locations
If you are new to birding in the Leigh Valley or want to find new places to bird in our area, this is the book you want. The Lehigh Valley Audubon Society has collected information on where to bird and when each species is in our area for decades. Featuring:Guides to 56 natural areas of the Lehigh Valley area, each includes a habitat description, species likely to be found, detailed driving directions, and notes on visitor facilities and other information useful for planning a trip to the site. Handy for nature walks and hikes as well as bird watching! An annotated checklist covering 349 species known to have occurred in the Lehigh Valley and vicinity. From loons to longspurs, Bufflehead to buntings, itís all here! With occurrence and abundance information, sightings dates, and preferred habitat for each species. Bar graphs providing a visual guide to the seasonal occurrence and abundance of each species. 120 color photographs of some of the most readily observed species and more!