Six of southeastern Arizona's twelve owl species nest in the canyons of the "sky islands," but they can be difficult to find and identify. Join SABO naturalists on a no-tapes night walk in search of Whiskered Screech-Owl, Elf Owl, and other night creatures.
Participants must be comfortable walking on unimproved roads and trails after dark, aided by small flashlights.
$20 per person for members of SABO, $25 for non-members. Participation is limited, and prepaid reservations are required; fees are refundable only if unforeseen circumstances force SABO to cancel the walk.
$15 per person for adult members of SABO and/or guests of Casa de San Pedro Bed & Breakfast, $20 for adult non-members. Participation is limited, and reservations are required; prepaid registration is refundable only if unforeseen circumstances force SABO to cancel the walk.
Casa de San Pedro Bed & Breakfast is located at 8933 S. Yell Lane, Hereford, AZ, off Hereford Road north of Palominas. Click for interactive map.
Personalized walks on the San Pedro River for individuals and groups are available with advance arrangements.For more information, contact SABO.
Banding sessions take place from 4 to 6 p.m. on a weekly to biweekly schedule. Registration is required for attendees who are not guests of Casa de San Pedro. This activity is free to SABO members and Casa guests, $5 per person for non-members/non-guests.
Casa de San Pedro Bed & Breakfast is located at 8933 S. Yell Lane, Hereford, AZ, off Hereford Road north of Palominas, approximately 25 minutes from Bisbee. Click for interactive map.
Capture rates and species diversity can vary dramatically through the season, but up to 30 hummingbirds of 7 species may be banded in a 2-hour session.
Featured lodging for this tour will be Casa de San Pedro Bed & Breakfast, adjacent to the San Pedro Riparian National Conservation Area.
Day 1 (Sun): meet in Tucson for orientation and dinner
Day 2 (Mon): Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum and Patagonia on the way to Casa de San Pedro
Day 3 (Tue): Ramsey Canyon Preserve, Ash Canyon B&B
Day 4 (Wed): Fort Huachuca, Beatty's Guest Ranch
Day 5 (Thu): Chiricahua Mountains
Day 6 (Fri): Carr Canyon, Ash Canyon B&B
Day 7 (Sat): early walk on the river, breakfast, return to Tucson airport
* The actual itinerary will be flexible and may change as unusual opportunities and/or access issues dictate.
$1265 for SABO members, $1295 for non-members double occupancy*; add $495 for single occupancy. Package includes 6 nights' lodging, ground transportation from Tucson, and meals from dinner the first day through breakfast the last day. Alcoholic beverages, guide and lodging gratuities, and other personal expenses are not included. Limited to 8 participants. A deposit of $200 is required to hold your reservation. For reservations or additional information, please contact SABO at firstname.lastname@example.org or (520) 432-1388.
* Each room at Casa de San Pedro is equipped with one king bed; please let us know if your party will need two beds.
Southeastern Arizona Bird Observatory
P.O. Box 5521
Bisbee, AZ 85603-5521