In addition to tips on how to recognize the best birding weather, what times of day are best and how to use binoculars or telescopes, Masterson devotes a chapter to each of six regions of the state. Maps show how to reach many of the best birdwatching sites and Masterson includes descriptions of what birds are likely to be seen at each location. Each chapter includes Masterson’s personal anecdotes about his own experiences in the area.He also writes at length about how weather can impact a day of birding – how wind patterns, cold fronts and warm fronts at different times of the year can make all the difference when it comes to spotting birds in the field.