Tucson Audubon Society: Southeast Arizona Birding Festival – Guindani Canyon Field Trip

Guindani Canyon is situated on the east slopes of the Whetstone Mountains and accessed through Kartchner Caverns State Park.

The trail begins in grassy desert with intermixed mesquites and a narrow line of oaks in the canyon bottom, where one can find Ash-throated Flycatchers, Rufous-winged, Botteri’s and Cassin’s Sparrows, and Lucy’s Warblers.  Approaching the canyon mouth, the foothills are festooned with flowering agaves that attract a variety of hummingbirds possibly including Lucifer Hummingbird. Limited to 9 participants.

  • 5:30am – 12:00pm
  • $65/person + Festival Registration
  • Difficulty: Moderate (About 3 miles roundtrip walking on some steeper slopes and rocky/rooted trail. Be prepared for sun exposure and bring water. Drive time to location approximately 50 minutes)

 

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

 

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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
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Date

Aug 12 2022

Time

5:30 am - 12:00 pm

Cost

$65

More Info

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Labels

Cochise STEM Hub,
Pima North STEM Hub

Organizer

Tucson Audubon Society
Website
https://tucsonaudubon.org/
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