Tucson Audubon Society: Southeast Arizona Birding Festival – Southwestern Songbirds at Saguaro NP East Field Trip

Come for a hike to see and hear many songbirds unique to the Southwest in the cactus forests of Saguaro National Park East.

Likely species include: Verdin, Black-tailed Gnatcatcher, Cactus Wren, Curve-billed Thrasher, Phainopepla, Rufous-winged Sparrow, Black-tailed Gnatcatcher, Pyrrhuloxia, and maybe even a nomadic Greater Roadrunner.  We will walk about three miles on scenic trails that are sometimes soft, rocky, or uneven, with some slopes.   Meet at the Broadway Trailhead for Saguaro NP East. Specific meeting instructions will be emailed beforehand. Limited to 10 participants.

  • 6:30am – 9:00am
  • $15/person + Festival Registration
  • Difficulty: Moderate (Some mild slopes, and soft, rocky or uneven 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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Saguaro National Park


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