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Chuck Ford Lakeside Park with Holly Kleindienst

Trip difficulty: 1.2 miles mostly on paved and concrete surfaces. Includes one steep slope.

Lakeside Park in southeast Tucson is a great place to get to know your urban birds. We’ll explore the lake and the adjacent lawns and ball fields. Likely sightings include Black-crowned Night-heron, Vermillion Flycatcher, Cooper’s Hawk, Yellow-headed Blackbird, Lark Sparrow, and 25-30 more species! Wintertime attracts several species of ducks, allowing great views and comparison of species.

Plan to wear comfortable walking shoes. Bring your binoculars, hat, water and snacks as needed. Meet in the upper parking lot on the east side of the lake, accessed from S Sarnoff Drive. Limit 12 participants.

Leader: Holly Kleindienst (hollykleindienst@gmail.com)

Registration for this trip is free.

**Tucson Audubon member registration opens Feb 3rd at 7am. Public registration opens Feb 10th at 7am.**

 

Header Image: Vermilion Flycatcher by Greg Lavaty

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Date

2024-03-14

Time

7:30 am - 9:00 am

Trip Features

All Levels,
Bathrooms,
Benches onsite,
Drinking Water onsite,
Easy,
In-Town,
Shade Available

Location

Lakeside Park

Leader

Holly Kleindienst
Email
hollykleindienst@gmail.com