Saturday, April 14
Start and end time:
6:30 am – 11 am
Provided box breakfast
Birders are not averse to spending time at sewage treatment plants. Tucson’s own Sweetwater Wetlands in one of the best urban birding spots in North America, hosting a many waterfowl, waders, shorebirds, raptors, and songbirds. It is not unusual to tally 60 or more species in a couple of hours.
Blue-winged Teal, Cinnamon Teal, Ruddy Duck, Gambel’s Quail, Green Heron, Sora, Common Gallinule, Black-chinned Hummingbird, Ladder-backed Woodpecker, Vermillion Flycatcher, Bell’s Vireo, Phainopepla, Orange-crowned Warbler, Common Yellowthroat, Yellow Warbler, Abert’s Towhee.
Recommended Gear and Cautions:
Easy. Walking about one mile on level, well-maintained paths. Bring a water bottle and wear sunscreen and a hat.
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