Birds of the Blue Ridge Mountains: A Guide for the Blue Ridge Parkway, Great Smoky Mountains, Shenandoah National Park, and Neighboring Areas is a valuable resource describes more than 300 sites, including recreation areas, overlooks, picnic areas and hiking trails. It lists species most likely to be seen at each site as well as rare birds that the persistent birder might find. It also covers seasonal occurrence, habitat selection, abundance, elevation ranges, and includes information on highway access and accommodations for each site, as well as a list of sites accessible to those with handicaps.