western screech-owl
  Western Screech-Owl

Our goal at Southwest Birders is to increase your enjoyment of birds and nature. Our web site offers bird-finding tips, identification secrets, detailed site guides, quality bird & nature photos, and illustrated trip reports going back to 2001. In 2022 my goal is to see and photograph over 300 species of birds in southwest Arizona. Look for web pages detailing my progress & photos soon. We hope you enjoy our web site and welcome your feedback.
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Finding Birds in Southwest Arizona

LeConte's Thrasher

 


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 illustrated reference book provides detailed accounts of 21 excellent birding sites in southwestern Arizona. Each chapter contains the following information: habitat, target birds, site description, birding suggestions, and driving directions.

The price is $19.00 for the book plus $4.00 for media mail postage. Click here to preview a sample chapter and for ordering instructions.

 

Finding Birds in Southern Illinois

Henslow''s Sparrow

Henslow's Sparrow

Would you like to see wintering Whooping Cranes, Trumpeter Swans, and five species of geese?
Listen to and watch breeding Henslow's Sparrows?

Search out Rough-legged Hawks in grasslands and ag fields?
Watch graceful Mississippi Kites snapping up dragonflies on the wing?

Observe Bald Eagles once again breeding in the heartland?

All these birds and many more are at your fingertips when you order a copy of Finding Birds in Southern Illinois! 34 of the best birding sites in southern-most Illinois are described in this 262-page reference. Each chapter contains the following information: habitat, target birds, description, birding suggestions, and driving directions. The book is capped by a detailed seasonal checklist.

The price is $20.00, which includes postage. Click here for ordering instructions and to preview sample chapters.

Finding Birds in San Diego County, California

Lawrence's Goldfinch  Lawrence's Goldfinches

 

Want to see & hear California Gnatcatchers?
Watch flocks of Elegant and Least Terns?
Track down endemics like Lawrence's Goldfinch?

This fine guide book provides detailed accounts of the best birding sites in San Diego County. Each chapter contains information on habitat, target birds, site description, birding suggestions, and driving directions. The book ends with a comprehensive, seasonal checklist. The price is $20.00, which includes postage. Click here to preview a sample chapter and for ordering instructions.

Finding Birds at the Salton Sea and in Imperial County, California

This informative book provides detailed accounts of the best birding sites at the Salton Sea and in Imperial County. Each chapter contains the following information: habitat, target birds, site description, birding suggestions, and driving directions. The book ends with a comprehensive, seasonal checklist. The price is $21.00 (which includes postage).

Click here to preview the Table of Contents, the Introduction, a sample chapter and for ordering instructions.

 

Finding Birds in La Paz County, Arizona

This informative guide provides detailed accounts of the best birding sites in La Paz County. Each chapter contains the following information: habitat, target birds, description, birding suggestions, and driving directions. At the end of the guide is a seasonal checklist. The price is $17.00, which includes postage.

Click here to preview a sample chapter and for ordering instructions.

 


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