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. Thanks!


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