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SOUTHEAST ARIZONA BIRDING FESTIVAL

EXPERIENCE SOUTHEAST ARIZONA BIRDING AT ITS BEST

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2016 Festival Species List

August 10–13, 2017 | Tucson, AZ

REGISTRATION OPEN NOW!
Late registration begins July 15

Full Schedule of 2017 Festivities!

We invite you to join us and experience Tucson Audubon’s Southeast Arizona Birding Festival this year with professional field trip leaders, an extensive Nature Expo, and a beautiful monsoon season. All activities will be based out of the Arizona Riverpark Inn.

Field Trips

Expert leaders guide on full-day and half-day birding field trips. Pre- and post-Festival trips are also available.

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Workshops & Programs

Choose from evening keynote presentations and workshops led by local and international experts.

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Nature Expo/Free Talks

Join us for free talks, kids activities, live animals, a native plant sale, and unique vendors for all ages.

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FAQ / Local Area Info

Get important information about our Festival and learn how to get the most out of your visit to Tucson!

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Pre & Post-Festival Tours

Extend your Festival expience on these special birding tours in Arizona and Mexico.

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Volunteer

Tucson Audubon volunteers are the driving force behind the Southeast Arizona Birding Festival.

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Southeast Arizona Birds

See birds you can find nowhere else in the U.S.!

You’ll have a great chances of seeing Elegant Trogon, Lucifer Hummingbird, Red-faced Warbler, Arizona Woodpecker, Montezuma Quail and much, much more. You can’t go wrong!

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Special thanks to our Gray Hawk Level Sponsor, Carl Zeiss Sports Optics!

Elegant Trogon Level

Elegant Trogon Level

Cactus Wren Level

Cactus Wren Level

Our Partners

 

Registration Fee

There is a $15 non-refundable registration fee for all festival participants that are attending fee based activities: field trips, workshops, and evening programs. In addition, each activity previously mentioned has its own associated fees. No registration or fee is required to attend the vendor fair. Click on the buttons below for more detailed information about the different aspects of the festival.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations received on or before July 1, 2017 will be refunded less a 10% processing fee. No refunds will be issued after July 1. Tucson Audubon reserves the right to cancel or revise any event for any reason. If it becomes necessary to cancel a paid event (field trip or dinner) for which you have a reservation, we will notify you and issue a full refund. No refunds will be issued for no-shows.

Watch a video and hear first hand from Tucson Audubon staff and 2014 festival partipants how amazing the birding is in southeast Arizona in August!

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!

For festival questions, please email festival@tucsonaudubon.org

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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 throughout southeast Arizona. New for the Revised Eighth Edition:

  • New birding sites across Southeast Arizona
  • New maps and updated older maps
  • Updated contact information and web addresses
  • Updated information on existing site locations
  • Updated information on entering Mexico
  • Updated IBA (Important Bird Areas) information, including sites
  • Updated bar graphs and species accounts for all species

Learn more and purchase your copy today!

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