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Learn About Birds

Let Tucson Audubon teach you about the amazing birds of southeast Arizona! We offer a variety of classes and workshops throughout the year, allowing you to learn in a classroom environment and then take your new knowledge out into the field for a test run with our instructors.

Our Birds & Community Lecture Series will round out your experience with additional opportunities to learn from local experts about a variety of bird and birding topics. If you’re still needing help with some of our local birds, go to our Tucson Meet Your Birds section and find a wealth of information on some of the special birds we have in southeast Arizona.

In these pages you’ll also find resources describing threats to birds, a FAQ page about birds (questions we always get asked!), and a list of helpful links to other great websites.

Birding Classes

Know more about birds, improve your birding skills and find the birds you want to see! Take a class with Tucson Audubon.

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Field Trips

Go birding with experts to hotspots all over southeast Arizona. Trips offered weekly.

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Birding Excursions

See new birds and travel to interesting destinations on one of our Birding Excursions!

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Meet Your Birds

Southeast Arizona is a wonderland of habitats and birds. Get to know some of our common birds you can see in your own yard!

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Birds & Community Presentations

Tucson Audubon Society’s Birds & Community Presentations (formerly known as the Living with Nature monthly programs) are a wonderful opportunity to learn more about the work of Tucson Audubon as well as the human connections to nature and natural habitats. They also provide a chance to connect with the organization at a face-to-face level, meet other Audubon members here in our community, and find out more about Tucson Audubon’s varied programs and events. They are open to the public and there is no charge to attend.

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Tucson Audubon Library

Online Library Catalog
See our selection of over 1200 titles!

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Bird Links

A comprehensive list of mostly local websites that focus on birds, birding and conservation issues.

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Bird FAQ

Tucson Audubon gets asked a lot of the same questions about birds. We made a page of some of the most common ones for your convenience!

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Threats to Birds

Bird populations are declining around the world. Learn about some of the factors affecting many species today and how you can help.

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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.

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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.

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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

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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

color_square_face_right

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