Southwest Wings: Summer Festival Field Trip – SA9 Big Day with Rick Wright

Join author and international bird guide, Rick Wright, on a mini Big Day.

The object on this trip will be to see as many different species as possible, covering the different habitats.

SE Arizona is a region where bird species from Mexico, the Rockies, and both Sonoran and Chihuahuan Deserts can be found. Specialties like Gray Hawk, Montezuma Quail, Elegant Trogon, Sulphur-bellied and Buff-breasted Flycatchers, Painted Redstart and Olive Warbler can be found, plus lower elevation species such as Lucy’s Warbler, and Cassin’s, Botteri’s and Rufous-winged Sparrows. Then there are all of the hummingbirds! This trip begins at the San Pedro River, goes to the high elevations in the Huachucas. Bring water, hat, water, sun protection, and wear trail shoes. Lunch is included. Hiking Difficulty: 3 moderate. Guide Rick Wright

PLEASE NOTE: This trip enters Fort Huachuca and a visitor’s pass is required. If you are eligible, please obtain your pass before the trip as there may not be time to get one on the day. See Visitor Access

Meeting place: Cochise College, Sierra Vista. Follow Campus Drive to east of Colombo Avenue and park in parking lot on the left. Map link

  • Audience: Adult
  • Genre: Field Sciences
  • Type: Expo/Festival, Field Trip/Outdoor Activity, Workshop

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Aug 06 2022


6:00 am - 3:30 pm



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Cochise STEM Hub


Cochise College Sierra Vista Campus
901 N. Colombo Ave., Sierra Vista, AZ, 85635


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