Clifford A. Cathers
grew up birding among the fields, farms and forests of southwest Ohio.
learned birding and census work while still a teenager under the watchful eye of Paul E. Knoop, Jr. director of the Aullwood Audubon Center.
He graduated from college in 1985 with a B. S. Degree in Electrical Engineering from Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio.
This degree landed him in the power industry and a job opportunity eventually led west to Tucson, Arizona in late 1992.
Now in his
35th year of birding, half here and half in the east, Cliff
enjoys leading TAS field trips, playing with his
young son and stalking rarities with a digital camera.
greatest thrill in life is to help others find birds and this passion led him to recently create a new guiding company here in the desert southwest, Economy Birding Services, Inc.
(www.economybirding.com) to pursue a completely different and more relaxing way of life.