Tucson Audubon Society: Looking for Becards

Part of the Southeast Arizona Birding Festival

An easy stroll through this lush riparian corridor along the Santa Cruz provides many opportunities for migrants, Gray Hawks, flycatchers, and hordes of Yellow-breasted Chats.

Rose-throated Becard, whose nests look like a large football hanging from the end of a branch, have nested along this trail the past few years. Drive time to meeting location from festival venue is about 60 minutes, specific meeting instructions will be emailed beforehand. Limited to 6 participants.

All Van Trips depart from the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel at Reid Park.

A packed lunch, snacks, and drinking water are provided on full-day field trips. A light snack and drinking water are provided on half-day field trips. 

Half-day Van Trips—Complete Covid-19 Vaccination Required for Van Trips (includes snacks)

  • Two Times; 6:00am – 9:00am & 9:30am – 12:30pm
  • $20/person
  • Difficulty: Moderate (Mostly flat walking trails for about 1.5 miles roundtrip)
  • Audience: Adult
  • Genre: Field Sciences
  • Type: Expo/Festival, Workshop

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Aug 12 2021


6:00 am - 9:00 am



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