Arizona Birding Resources on the Web

In this section, we've compiled a basic set of online resources that we hope you will find helpful. We don't want this area to become difficult to navigate, so our additions of links will probably remain limited. However, if you have suggestions for links that you think would be good, please contact us. 

Online birding updates:
Arizona-New Mexico birding listserv
Arizona-New Mexico listserv archives (searchable, with some tech savvy...)
Tucson Rare Bird Alert 


Ornithology Organizations:
AZ Field Ornithologists
AZ Bird Committee
Southeastern Arizona Bird Observatory 


Audubon Society local chapters and local bird conservation groups:
Desert River Audubon
Friends of Madera Canyon 
Friends of the San Pedro River
Maricopa Audubon
Northern Arizona Audubon
Prescott Audubon
Sonoran Audubon
Tucson Audubon
White Mountains Audubon
Yuma Audubon



Birding Festivals:
Southeast Arizona Birding Festival – Come birding with us here in 2018!
Verde Valley Bird and Nature Festival
Southwest Wings Birding and Nature Festival 
Wings Over Willcox
American Birding Expo near Philadelphia, PA – not an AZ event, but we're excited to be there in 2018!


General AZ Birding Info:
Tucson Birding Trail interactive map 


Places to visit and bird (general):
Arizona-Sonoran Desert Museum - Fantastic intro to the Sonoran Desert, with living natural history exhibits; highly recommended
The Nature Conservancy - Preserves that are open for public birding (including Patagonia-Sonoita Creek and Ramsey Canyon)
Las Cienegas National Conservation Area
Madera Canyon
Sabino Canyon
Tohono Chul Park
Patagonia Lake State Park & Sonoita Creek State Natural Area


Bird counts:
The Tucson Bird Count
Atascosa Highlands Christmas Bird Count - Best CBC in the nation! (in our humble opinion...)
North American Migration Count (AZFO)