Birds of Southeastern Arizona
by Richard Cachor Taylor A compact, photographic field guide for southeastern Arizona, a birding mecca for rare and vagrant birds from Mexico. Rick Taylor, a local expert on the birds of Arizona, describes over 410 species,...
About the Author
Rick Taylor has been a lifelong resident of Southeastern Arizona. Rick conducted an eight-year-long study of the Elegant Trogon that led to the publication of Trogons of the Arizona Borderlands in 1994. During the course of his research he reported the first Eared Quetzal seen in the U.S. In 1980 he founded Borderland Tours, a birding travel company dedicated to responsible ecotourism as a means of providing an economic platform for the preservation of the world s wildlife communities.
In 1995 the American Birding Association published his A Birder s Guide to Southeastern Arizona, which he revised in 2005. He is also the author of location bird checklists for both the Huachuca and the Chiricahua Mountains