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Crested Caracara by Michele Weisz

Santa Cruz Flats: Raptors

January 30-Monday, 7:30 AM- Santa Cruz Flats: Raptors

Registration fee: $35/member, $50/non-member

Trip Rating: Very Easy with only short jaunts from the vehicles. No restrooms or water available. Carpooling required. Complete Covid-19 vaccination is required for carpooling.
We’ll drive around this agricultural area north of Marana and look for a number of winter visitors (the birds!). Target species will include a number of raptors such as Crested Caracara, but also Bendire’s Thrashers, Sagebrush Sparrows, and Mountain Plovers. Return early afternoon. Bring water, snacks and/or lunch; scope would also be useful. Limited to 11 participants; final meeting instructions by email.
Leader: Tim Helentjaris, (

Register here beginning Saturday, December 10, 7:00 AM.


Header Image: Crested Caracara by Michele Weisz


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7:30 am - 12:00 pm


$35/member, $50/non-member

Trip Features

All Levels,
Outside Tucson,
Paid Trip


Santa Cruz Flats


Tim Helentjaris

Volunteer Field Trip Leader