Tucson Audubon Society: Southeast Arizona Birding Festival – Christopher Columbus Park Field Trip

This city park on the west side of town hosts two lakes, Silverbell and Archer Lakes, that provide habitat for herons, grebes, a resident Snow Goose, and many other bird species.

Vermilion Flycatchers are all over the place and the water resources bring a variety of other bird species to the park. You’ll have an opportunity to try out some new optics too, courtesy of Vortex Optics. Drive time to meeting location from festival venue is about 20 minutes, specific meeting instructions will be emailed beforehand.  Limited to 10 participants.

  • 6:30am – 8:30am
  • $10/person + Festival Registration
  • Difficulty: Easy (Flat walking surfaces, with less than two miles covered)


“Drive Yourself” field trips will meet on-site at birding locations and you will received detailed directions.



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


6:30 am - 8:30 am



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