Mountain Press Publishing Missoula Montana
Mary Gray
Mary Taylor Gray, now known as Mary Taylor Young, is an award-winning professional nature writer specializing in birdwatching and wildlife viewing. A biologist with a degree in zoology, she is author of eight books, including Watchable Birds of the Southwest, Watchable Birds of the Rocky Mountains, The Guide to Colorado Birds, and On the Trail of Colorado Critters: Wildlife Watching for Kids. She writes articles for such publications as Birder's World, Birdwatcher's Digest, and Outside, and a monthly column on birdwatching for Denver's Rocky Mountain News. An avid outdoorswoman, she lives in Denver with her husband and daughter.

Watch for Mary's column, Words on Birds, appearing the first Saturday of every month in the Home Front section of the Rocky Mountain News.