Tucson Audubon Society: Southeast Arizona Birding Festival – Birds & Culture: Birding Tumacacori Mission Field Trip

Almost 300 years ago, Jesuit missionaries moved their San José de Tumacácori to the banks of the Santa Cruz River, where the imposing ruins still stand, the centerpiece of a National Historical Park.

Today, this riparian oasis is home to more than 200 species of birds over the course of a desert year. On our half-day visit, we can hope to discover Gray Hawks, Vermilion Flycatchers, Summer Tanagers, or Rufous-winged Sparrows as we explore a site as rich in history as it is in natural history. Limited to 9 participants.

  • 6:00am – 12:00pm
  • $65/person + Festival Registration
  • Difficulty: Easy (Flat walking trails. Drive time to location approximately one hour.)


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



Part of the Southeast Arizona Birding Festival!

Proceeds from this event support Tucson Audubon’s work to protect birds and the places they live and your participation illustrates value of our region’s spectacular biodiversity. Together we can send an important message that Birders Mean Business – THANK YOU!


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


Aug 13 2022


6:00 am - 12:00 pm



More Info

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Pima North STEM Hub,
Santa Cruz STEM Hub


Tumacácori National Historical Park
1891 E. Frontage Rd., Tumacacori, AZ, 85640


Tucson Audubon Society
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