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Birds, History and a Bit of Spice


Now - April 28, 2015

Sunday | arrive at 3 p.m.
Tuesday | depart at 3 p.m.


Trip Limit: 10

Trip Leaders

  • Lynn Hassler, author and naturalist
  • Carlos Oldham, Garden docent and former president of Portland Audubon Society


Join us on an expedition to some of the most famous birding locations in North America:  Southern Arizona’s Madera Canyon, Rio Rico ponds, Kino Springs, Patagonia and Tucson Audubon’s Paton Center for Hummingbirds. We will be based at the historic 500-acre Otero Ranch (now Tubac Golf Resort) with lush grounds and Spanish Colonial architecture. Scheduled to avoid weekend crowds, we will bird in the mornings and visit historical sites in the afternoons, as well as the Santa Cruz Chile and Spice Company.

Three-day trip includes:

  • Professional birding guides
  • Lodging and breakfast at historic Tubac Golf Resort on
    Sunday and Monday
  • Lunch on Monday and Tuesday
  • Snacks and water
  • Transportation for all group activities
  • All entry fees to parks and historical sites
  • Transportation to and from Tubac Golf Resort

Not included:

  • Transportation to and from Tubac Golf Resort
  • Personal expenses
  • Dinners on Sunday and Monday (at Tubac Golf Resort)

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