A compact, photographic field guide for Southeastern Arizona (and nearly all of the state.) Over 410 species, including the Mexican rarities, are described. Over 600 stunning color photographs
, most by local photographers illustrate the local and Mexican vagrant birds. Color-coded elevation charts
make it easy for amateur and expert birdwatchers to know what seasons and elevations are typical for the 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