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The Southeastern Arizona Bird Observatory is a nonprofit scientific and educational organization offering a variety of activities for birders and other nature lovers, including: guided bird walks on the San Pedro River (April-May), hummingbird...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
9800 E. Highway 90, Sierra Vista, AZ, San Pedro House Hummingbird Banding Station, Bisbee, AZ 85635-9173
We had trouble finding the location per Trip Advisor, so I have them a call. According to the woman who answered the phone, they do not have an actual site! But we visited for quite some time and she gave me great information about the...More
We happened to be here for the hummingbird banding. Very much enjoyed the friendly and informative atmosphere. Little gift shop in a historic place. Walking trails throughout. Easy walking and recommended to get you off the busy path of life. Enjoy!
We did a hummingbird banding talk and it was wonderful. Sherry, the person in charge, was so knowledgeable and nice. The volunteers were just as fabulous. If you are in this area you must do one of the hikes, classes, whatever they have to offer...More
We had the great fortune of experiencing hummingbird banding, conducted by volunteer scientists who are studying migration along the San Pedro River corridor. These professionals were not only amazing to watch as they gently captured, analyzed, banded, and released the birds; they were also fascinating...More
The first thing you have to understand is that the Southeastern Arizona Bird Observatory is not really a "place" but a series of bird observation areas near Bisbee. We went in December in search of the sandhill cranes. We found them south of Elfrida, a...More
We did not visit the observatory itself, but we encountered both Tom and Sherry and found them both awesome. Ran into Tom at Huachuca Canyon; he tried and failed to find us a trogon, but he did point out a pair of pygmy owls. The...More
My wife and i participated in a 3 hour walk at Casa San Pedro followed by a tour led by Tom of the the SABO staff. Excellent birding guide who is also a established hummingbird bander. His wife Sherry wrote the book on identifying humming...More