Paperback: 88 pages
The American Southwest boasts an astonishing variety of bird species, including many found nowhere else in North America. No wonder the region attracts serious and casual bird lovers alike. Birds of the American Southwest describes and depicts eighty-six colorful species that make their homes in this diverse region of deserts, grasslands, riparian areas, and "sky island" mountain ranges. Author Lynn Hassler Kaufman includes information about preferred habitats, distinctive markings, and characteristic behaviors specific to each species.