Southwest Wings 2014

Southwest Wings 2014

June 16, 2014 by  
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The 23rd annual birding and nature festival in Sierra Vista, Arizona, is set to take place on 30 July – 2 August, 2014. Hosted by a non-profit education organization promoting nature-based tourism and environmental …

Southwest Wings Birding & Nature Festival 2013

May 31, 2013 by  
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Ranked as one of the best annual birding festivals in the United States, the Southwest Wings Birding & Nature Festival will take place from…

Santa Cruz Nature & Heritage Festival 2013

April 19, 2013 by  
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This exciting wildlife festival includes two birding trips to Mexico and five trips in the Southern Arizona region where birders will have the opportunity to see a host of nesting migratory birds…

Wings Over Willcox 2013

October 16, 2012 by  
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Wings Over Willcox will be celebrating its 20th anniversary with this event set to take place on 16-20 January 2013…

Tucson Bird & Wildlife Festival 2012

July 16, 2012 by  
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This celebration of the unique biodiversity of southeastern Arizona offers the opportunity to discover and enjoy the Sky Islands and Sonoran Desert as an educational experience…

Warblers – Specialty Workshop

July 16, 2012 by  
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The Tucson Audubon Society presents a Warbler Specialty Workshop with Homer Hansen. Learn to distinguish fall warblers, with key structural characteristics…

2012 Southwest Wings Birding & Nature Festival

June 15, 2012 by  
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Located at the foot of the Huachuca Mountains, Cochise College in Sierra Vista will be the venue for the 2012 Southwest Wings Birding and Nature Festival…

Southwest Wings Festival

March 17, 2011 by  
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The 20th Annual Birding and Nature Festival in Sierra Vista, or Southwest Wings, is both educational and fun, as participants learn about birds, reptiles, mammals and insects in southern Arizona. The festival boasts a busy schedule of events including 40 field trips (including overnight trips), a welcome reception, keynote address by Scott Weidensaul (the title [...]

Elegant Trogon (Trogon elegans)

February 9, 2009 by  
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The Elegant Trogon or the Trogon elegans is very similar to the rarer Eared Trogon, the difference being the barred undersurface of the tail and the white breast band. This stunning bird is related to the Quetzal (Pharomachrus mocinno), the bird of the Maya emperor-gods. The Trogon has a small habitat range, which barely reaches [...]

Gray Hawk (Asturina nitida)

February 9, 2009 by  
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The Gray Hawk (Asturina nitida) is a small raptor that is 15 inches in length and has a wingspan of 35 inches. It is predominantly gray in color, with its throat and belly being white with barred gray coloring. Its upper tail coverts are white and it has very pale colored plumage under its wings. [...]

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