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Go Birding

Tucson Audubon is your one-stop shop for all things birding in southeast Arizona! From multiple field trips throughout the region to our Finding Birds in Southeast Arizona guide book and the Rare Bird Alert, we’ve got you covered.

Get started with birding and meet some local birds and find some great places to go birding near Tucson. If you’re planning a trip to southeast Arizona, you’ll find all the resources you need, including our new Birding Southeast Arizona App and our Tucson Birding Trail Map.

Learn all about our Paton Center for Hummingbirds and find out why the economics of birding is so important to southeast Arizona. Good birding!

Local Birding Guides for Hire

Looking for a local professional to show you the birds of southeast Arizona? See our list when planning your trip.

Southeast Arizona Rare Bird Alert

The Rare Bird Alert comes out every Friday afternoon. Also find updates on local birding sites and a link to the Arizona-New Mexico Birding ListServ.

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Free Birding Field Trips

Tucson Audubon leads trips every week to locations all over southeast Arizona. Let our skilled leaders show you the birds from Sweetwater Wetlands to Mt. Lemmon and beyond!

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Visiting SE Arizona

Southeast Arizona is a year-round wonderland for birders! Elegant Trogons in summer, Sandhill Cranes during our mild winters, there is always something birdy going on!

Plan a visit

Get Started with Birding

Identify birds in your yard or go on field trips with others. Learn about birds, where to find them around Tucson, and get tips and suggestions to help you get started in birding.

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Tucson Audubon's Paton Center for Hummingbirds

The Paton Center for Hummingbirds is a place to explore and experience the special birds of southeast Arizona. It is dedicated to the celebration and conservation of hummingbirds—and all of southeast Arizona’s astounding biodiversity—through recreation, education, and sustainable living.

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Finding Birds in Southeast Arizona


Revised 8th Edition, 2015
Tucson Audubon’s updated edition brings together all the latest information on finding birds in southeast Arizona. This is your best source of detailed information that will help in planning bird watching adventures in the region.

Learn more and purchase a copy from our online Shop

Birding Southeast Arizona App


A great interactive companion to our Finding Birds in Southeast Arizona, our new app covers over 130 birding sites in six subregions in and around Tucson, all vetted by local experts. Search by nearest site, by bird, or by city and get exact directions! Keep track of your sightings and share with friends on Facebook.

Learn more and download now!

Sweetwater Wetlands

Sweetwater Wetlands is a gem of urban bird and wildlife activity right in urban Tucson. 306 bird species have been documented here. Join our weekly bird walks on Wednesdays and see what you can find!

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Tucson Audubon Society
300 E University Blvd. #120 Tucson, AZ 85705

Mason Center
3835 W Hardy Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85742

Paton Center for Hummingbirds
477 Pennsylvania Ave.
Patagonia, AZ 85624
520 415-6447