Blue Ridge Parkway North

Purlear, North Carolina 28665

Blue Ridge Parkway North

Blue Ridge Parkway North Professional Review and Guide

"This section of the Blue Ridge Parkway runs very close to the escarpment with the terrain steep and the south- and east-facing coves providing some excellent birding opportunities. The more disturbed areas support a lot of white pine stands and meadows adding to the bird species mix.

Habitats: Cove and oak-pine forest, white pine stands, and early successional habitat. Key birds: Summer: Veery, Cerulean, Wormeating, Hooded, Black-throated Blue, Blackthroated Green, and Kentucky Warbler; American Redstart; Rose-breasted Grosbeak; Scarlet Tanager. Winter: Common Raven; Redbreasted Nuthatch; Ruffed Grouse."

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Best during spring
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Jul 2018