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Roland "Ro" Wauer

Roland Wauer

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Roland "Ro" Wauer is an internationally acclaimed expert on the birds and butterflies of North America. A thirty-two year veteran of the National Park Service, as chief park naturalist for Big Bend National Park and chief of the Division of Natural Resources, National Park Service, he is the author of some two dozen books and two hundred articles. Ro writes on topics that reflect his distinguished career, with titles that include Birder's Mexico, Butterflies of the Lower Rio Grande Valley, and Naturalist's Big Bend.

  • Wauer, Roland. Finding Butterflies in Texas: A Guide to the Best Sites. Boulder: Johnson, 2005.
  • Wauer, Roland. Birding in the Southwestern National Parks. College Station: Texas A&M University, 2004.
  • Wauer, Roland. Butterflies of the Lower Rio Grande Valley. Boulder: Johnson, 2004.
  • Wauer, Roland. Butterflies of West Texas Parks and Preserves. Lubbock: Texas Tech University, 2002.
  • Wauer, Roland. Naturally...South Texas: Nature Notes from the Coastal Bend. Austin: University of Texas, 2001.
  • Wauer, Roland. The American Robin. Austin: University of Texas, 1999.
  • Wauer, Roland. Heralds of Spring in Texas. College Station: Texas A&M University, 1999.
  • Wauer, Roland. For All Seasons: A Big Bend Journal. Austin: University of Texas, 1997.
  • Wauer, Roland. A Birder's West Indies: An Island-by-Island Tour. Austin: University of Texas, 1996.
  • Wauer, Roland. The Visitor's Guide to the Birds of the Rocky Mountain National Parks: United States and Canada. New York: Norton, 1993.
  • Wauer, Roland. Naturalist's Mexico. College Station: Texas A&M University, 1992.
  • Wauer, Roland. A Field Guide to Birds of the Big Bend. Revised ed. Austin: University of Texas, 1985.
  • Wauer, Roland. Birds of Big Bend National Park and Vicinity. Austin: University of Texas, 1973.
  • Wauer, Roland. Naturalist's Big Bend. Santa Fe: Peregrine Productions, 1973.
  • Wauer, Roland, and Dennis Carter. Birds of Zion National Park and Vicinity. Springdale: Zion Natural History Association, 1965.