Birding Guide

The second edition of “Birding Guide to Forsyth County,” by David Disher, is now available. David’s book, in a handy 6 x 9 paperback format, compiles documented observations for 280 bird species in Forsyth County. Learn what birds can be seen here and during which weeks of the year you are most likely to see them. Photos of uncommon sightings are included. For $15, this is a great holiday gift for your favorite birder. All profits go to our chapter. Copies are available at Wright’s Backyard Birding Center, 3906 Country Club Rd., Winston-Salem, and at Wild Birds Unlimited, 1589 Skeet Club Rd, High Point. In addition, copies are available for sale at our monthly chapter meetings. The Guide also may be ordered direct from the publisher, but additional shipping charges may apply. 

An electronic version in pdf format can be purchased for $4.99 from and can be downloaded to most computers, tablets and smart phones. Not only does this alternative save paper, but also you can frequently and easily update to a current version. In the field, it can readily help you decide whether the possible species in front of you, or above you, is unusual for the area or time of year.