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Early Field Trip Registration opens February 1
Full Workshop and Nature Expo schedule opens April 1

Festival Headquarters: DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel at Reid Park

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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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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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Workshops and Programs

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


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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 experience on these special birding tours in Arizona and Mexico.


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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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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!

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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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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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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