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

We’ll bird Sabino Canyon Recreation Area walking a loop that includes both Sonoran desert upland and Sabino Creek riparian area.

Gila Woodpeckers, Purple Martins, Cactus Wrens, and Phainopeplas should be readily seen with other desert and riparian birds. Meet at the ramada by the Visitor’s Center at 5700 N Sabino Canyon Road. $8 parking fee. Return to car by 9am. Sunhat, water and walking shoes always recommended. Leaders are Sabino Canyon Volunteer Naturalists. Drive time to meeting location from festival venue is about 25 minutes, specific meeting instructions will be emailed beforehand. Limited to 10 participants.

  • 6:30am – 9:00am
  • $15/person + Festival Registration
  • Difficulty: Moderate (mostly flat walking trails on some uneven and rocky terrain)


“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 12 2022


6:30 am - 9:00 am



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Sabino Canyon Recreation Area
5700 N. Sabino Canyon Rd., Tucson, AZ, 85750


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