Southern Arizona is one of the premier birding locations in the United States. A Guide to Southern Arizona Bird Nests & Eggs gives birders, naturalists, and visitors to the region information on desert nests in this world-renowned birding hot-spot. Each entry includes Nest Shape and Material, Habitat and Location, Eggs, Possible Builder, Natural History, Diet and Feeding, and Similar Nests. A Guide to Southern Arizona Bird Nests & Eggs is written in a jargon-free, conversational manner. The book includes a number of anecdotal and informational sidebars, as well as 20 finely-rendered illustrations, 43 color egg illustrations, and 32 color photographs of birds and their nests. A nesting dates chart and glossary are also included. Named as one of the "Southwest Books of the Year 2001"