Southeastern Arizona is recognized as one of one of America's foremost birding destinations with almost half of all the birds of North America seen in this one area. This pocket-sized photographic guide features 640 stunning color photographs of the over 400 birds of Southeastern Arizona (including the Mexican vagrants) along with their descriptions, locations, elevation charts, and a regional checklist. Authored by lifelong Southeastern Arizona resident and local bird expert, Rick Taylor, it is the ideal guide for beginning and experienced bird watchers. The perfect Holiday gift item for that relative or friend who enjoys watching birds.
The Species Account pages provide 640 stunning color photographs of over 400 local birds (including the rarities from Mexico) and have a companion page with key information about each bird. Newly created color elevation charts show when and where to find the birds. A Quick Guide to Local Birds provides an easy color-coded means to find birds in the book. Common Local Birds shows photographs of the most common birds in Southeastern Arizona. There are a number of sections of the book designed to help the birder:
Identifying Birds (how to tell one bird from another)
Bird Habitats of Southeastern Arizona (describes the different habitats of the area; displays a habitat map)
Helpful Resources (where to get more information)
Index/Checklist of the Southeastern Arizona Birds (use this checklist to record your bird sightings)