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Green Heron, photo by Hemant Kishan

Sweetwater Wetlands

Registration for this trip is free. Register for this trip beginning on November 12 at 7:00 AM.

This week’s Sweetwater walk has been rescheduled to Friday, December 16 due to the Christmas Bird Count being held on Wednesday December 14.

Trip difficulty: Easy; Walking distance: 1.5-2 miles, Trip Duration: 2.5 hrs, Elevation gain: none, but with chance of slight inclines/declines; Ground condition: groomed gravel trails. Drinking water and restrooms available at park’s entrance. Benches available at periodic intervals around the Wetlands.

This popular birding hotspot in urban Tucson offers an easy walk through marshes created by Tucson Water to see waterfowl, regular and visiting warblers, and several exciting species hiding in the reeds. Birders of all experience levels welcome! The Wetlands are located at 2511 W Sweetwater Drive. Limited to 12 participants per group.

Leader: Luke Safford

 

Header image: Green Heron by Hemant Kishan

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Date

2022-12-16

Time

8:00 am - 10:15 am

Trip Features

All Levels,
Bathrooms,
Benches onsite,
Easy,
In-Town,
Shade Available
Sweetwater Wetlands

Location

Sweetwater Wetlands
2511 W Sweetwater Dr, Tucson, AZ 85705
Luke Safford

Leader

Luke Safford
Phone
520-209-1811
Email
lsafford@tucsonaudubon.org

Tucson Audubon Director of Engagement and Education