Finding Birds in Southwest Arizona

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Want to see a Le Conte's Thrasher?
Hear a Black Rail?
Watch dozens of Ferruginous Hawks feeding on gophers?
Spot up to 28 species of shorebirds?
Look for vagrant Mexican specialties and eastern warblers?

Now you can, by ordering a copy of Finding Birds in Southwest Arizona! This book provides detailed accounts of the best areas to bird in southwestern Arizona: Sonoran Desert, Colorado and Hassayampa Rivers, agricultural migrant traps, Organ Pipe National Monument, southern Lake Havasu, and many others. At the end of the book is a comprehensive, annotated bird checklist of the area covering 431 species. Each chapter contains the following information:
- Habitat
- Target birds
- Site Description
- Birding suggestions
- Driving directions

PREVIEW the "Introduction" by clicking here!
PREVIEW the "Vicksburg Farm" chapter by clicking here!
(previews open in new windows)

The print version of the book costs $19.00. Media mail postage is $4.00. To order a copy of the book, choose from these options:
• Send a check for $23.00 to Henry Detwiler, 8815 S. Ave D., Yuma, AZ 85364, along with your name and address
• Click on the "Buy Now" button below to make an $23.00 payment using PayPal
(this option takes you to a secure PayPal link)

A PDF version of the book is also available and costs $11.00. Pay $11 via check or PayPal and send me an e-mail at, then I'll e-mail you the electronic copy of the bird guide. To select the PDF version and pay with PayPal, click on the small down arrow at the right edge of the Media selection box below, and then click on "PDF Version."


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