Monthly Archives: January 2015

Mega-rarities at the Wetlands!

Thank you Tucson Audubon for sharing the news – Trumpeter Swans have been spotted in the western recharge pond at Sweetwater Wetlands. What a treat! I’m hoping they will still be there in the morning… Trumpeter Swans, near Yellowstone National … Continue reading

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Where the Water Goes, Birds Follow

An article in today’s Arizona Daily Star highlighted how the overflow from our plentiful rains during last summer’s monsoon season created an unplanned oasis in a former gravel pit. The pit, owned by the town of Marana, had been used … Continue reading

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Where to Find Waterbirds in Tucson

A couple days ago the Arizona Daily Star ran a skimpy but interesting article about two nice birding locations in Tucson, the Kino Environmental Restoration Project (KERP) and Sweetwater Wetlands (of course). Worth a quick read. If you want the … Continue reading

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