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, including the Mexican rarities. Includes more than 600 stunning color photographs, most by regional photographers.
Organized in our best-selling format:
The guide also feature a Habitat Map of the ten unique habitats of southeastern Arizona. Color-coded elevation charts make it easy for amateur and expert birdwatchers to know what seasons, elevations and locations are typical for the birds.
A Quick Guide to Local Birds provides an easy reference to the pages that provide a complete description of the different birds.
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