Wednesday, April 11
Start and end time:
6:30 am – noon
Provided box breakfast
Jean and Mark Hengesbaugh
The Sabino Canyon Recreation Area is a popular destination for Tucson’s nature enthusiasts for good reason! The Sonoran desert upland and Sabino Creek riparian areas will hold some early migrants and lingering winter visitors. Leaders are Sabino Canyon Volunteer Naturalists, Jean & Mark Hengesbaugh.
Gambel’s Quail, Cooper’s Hawk, Black-chinned Hummingbird, Anna’s Hummingbird, Broad-billed Hummingbird, Ladder-backed Woodpecker, Northern Beardless-Tyrannulet, Hammond’s Flycatcher, Gray Flycatcher, Black Phoebe, Ash-throated Flycatcher, Bell’s Vireo, Canyon Wren, Lucy’s Warbler, Black-throated Gray Warbler, Wilson’s Warbler, Rufous-winged Sparrow, Abert’s Towhee.
Recommended Gear and Cautions:
Intermediate level. Will involve walking on some steeper slopes and rocky trails, but mostly paved or well-groomed roads/trails. Bring a water bottle and hat, wear sunscreen, and shoes/boots that are appropriate for hiking trails. Around 2 miles walking.
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