Maricopa Audubon Society Birds in Maricopa County
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Birds of Phoenix and Maricopa County, Arizona
The definitive guide to birding around Phoenix, by MAS members Janet Witzeman, Salome Demaree, and Eleanor Radke.
Proceeds from the sale of this publication go to support the Maricopa Audubon Society and the Hassayampa River Preserve.

What is it?
"Maricopa County, Arizona, birders have compiled this guide for visitors and residents alike. The species accounts and bar graphs can aid birders in determining status, abundance, seasonal occurrence, and habitat preference for over 400 species that have been recorded in the County. Descriptions and maps of 29 Birding Areas direct birders to birding spots in and around Phoenix. A Birding Calendar tells birders what birds to look for and the best places to go each month."

"A History section discusses changes in the status of birds and their habitats in the County over the past 50-100 years. The Suggested Reading pages provide a list of field guides and field identification articles to further enhance the birder's experience in the County and State. Twenty-four photos document some of the rare and unusual birds that have been found in Maricopa County."

"Whether birding in your backyard or out along the river, desert, and forest paths around Phoenix, you will find answers to your questions about birds and birding in Maricopa County in this book."

153 pages, spiralbound 5-1/2" X 8-1/2" fieldguide format. 24 photos, 32 graphs, 7 maps, 8 drawings. The guide lists at $16.95, and is available through the following outlets:

  • Desert Botanical Garden
    1201 N. Galvin Parkway
    Phoenix, AZ
    (602) 941-1217
  • Public Land Information Center
    222 N. Central Ave.
    Phoenix, AZ
    (602) 417-9300
  • Wild Birds Unlimited
    6432 S. McClintock Dr.
    Tempe, AZ 85283
    (480) 777-7991
  • Changing Hands Bookstore
    Guadalupe and McClintock Rds.
    Tempe, AZ
    (480) 730-0205
  • Wild Bird Center
    10701 N. Scottsdale Rd.
    Scottsdale, AZ 85260
    (480) 922-4910
  • Gridleys of Fountain Hills
    16830 Avenue of the Fountains
    Fountain Hills, AZ 85268
    (480) 837-1090
  • Wings Southwest
    Spanish Village #21
    Ho and Hum Roads
    Carefree, AZ 85377
    (602) 595-5574
  • Boyce Thompson Southwest Arboretum
    Superior, AZ
    (520) 689-2811
  • Wild Bird Crossing
    1800 S. Milton Rd., #22
    Flagstaff, AZ 86001
    (520) 774-6942
  • Saguaro National Park
    3693 S. Old Spanish Trail
    Tucson, AZ 85730
    (520) 733-5100
  • Prescott Audubon Society
    The book is available at the monthly meetings: 4th Thursday of the month, September-May, 7:30 p.m.
    St. Lukes Episcopal Church Parish Hall
    114.S. Marina St., Prescott, AZ
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Last updated: June 14, 2012 16:27