Sonoran Audubon Society

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SAS Field Trip – Cave Creek Regional Park & Program 8:30 am
SAS Field Trip – Cave Creek Regional Park & Program @ Cave Creek Regional Park
Jan 6 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am
Mesquite, Creosote Bush and numerous cactus species, especially the Saguaro. Lack of water sources limit bird species. Expect to see 15-25 species. Specialties include Phainopepla, numerous woodpecker species, gnatcatchers, Curve-billed Thrashers, Black-throated Sparrows and Cactus Wrens. The hike begins at…
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SAS Field Trip – Santa Cruz Flats 12:00 am
SAS Field Trip – Santa Cruz Flats @ Santa Cruz Flats
Jan 7 @ 12:00 am – 12:00 am
This trip will be led by Claudia Kirshner. We will spend the day exploring the agricultural fields in Santa Cruz flats. This is a reliable place for wintering raptors including Ferruginous Hawk, Northern Harrier, Red-tailed Hawk, Prairie Falcon, Merlin, and…
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SAS Community Education Program: Planting for Birds 7:00 pm
SAS Community Education Program: Planting for Birds @ West Valley Unitarian Universalist Church
Jan 10 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The first chapter meeting of the new year is on Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at the West Valley UU Church; the program will start at 7 PM.  Come early for coffee and snacks and lots of conversation at 6:30 PM.…
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Special Program White Tank Mountain Park 11:00 am
Special Program White Tank Mountain Park @ White Tank Mountains Park Visitor Center
Jan 11 @ 11:00 am
Special Program White Tank Mountain Park @ White Tank Mountains Park Visitor Center | Waddell | Arizona | United States
Goodyear resident Dave Sussman will present on “How an Amateur Photographer Takes Pictures of Hummingbirds” http://www.maricopacountyparks.net/park-locator/white-tank-mountain-regional-park/
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SAS Field Trip – Estrella Mountain Park & Program 8:00 am
SAS Field Trip – Estrella Mountain Park & Program @ Estrella Mountain Park
Jan 13 @ 8:00 am – 12:30 pm
Estrella Park is located along the Gila River and adjacent hills. The habitat is diverse, varying from desert scrub flood on the flood plain to riparian vegetation dominated by salt cedar (tamarisk species) and some Gooddings Willow. The park itself…
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SAS Field Trip – Hassayampa River Preserve 8:30 am
SAS Field Trip – Hassayampa River Preserve @ Hassayampa River Preserve
Jan 25 @ 8:30 am
HASSAYAMPA RIVER  PRESERVE just south of Wickenburg off HWY 60. Meet at 8:30 AM at the Nature Center. This is a registered hike, so call the reserve to get your name on the list. The program following at the presentation…
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SAS Field Trip – White Tank Mountains Park & Program 8:00 am
SAS Field Trip – White Tank Mountains Park & Program @ White Tank Mountains Park
Jan 27 @ 8:00 am – 11:30 am
This habitat is dominated by Upper Sonoran vegetation. Species include Palo Verde, Ironwood, Creosote Bush, Jojoba and numerous cactus species, most notably the Teddy Bear Cholla, barrel cactus species, and the dominate Saguaro. Lack of water sources limit bird species.…
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SAS Field Trip – Tres Rios Wetlands 7:30 am
SAS Field Trip – Tres Rios Wetlands @ Tres Rios Wetlands
Jan 28 @ 7:30 am
Tres Rios has changed a lot since you were probably last there.  The old sites on the west and east sides of South 91st Avenue (one was called the Hayfield Site) are both closed.  The trip now requires a permit…
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