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Southeastern Arizona Bird Observatory

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Bisbee, AZ 85603
+1 520-432-1388
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Migratory pathways, comfortable and relaxing

We happened to be here for the hummingbird banding. Very much enjoyed the friendly and informative... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2017
denver, co
via mobile
A wonderful experience

We did a hummingbird banding talk and it was wonderful. Sherry, the person in charge, was so... read more

Reviewed 1 June 2015
Escondido, California
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SABO is a nonprofit organization offering guided bird walks, workshops, tours, hummingbird banding sessions, personalized field trips, and other activities for nature-loving visitors and residents. Activity locations vary by season but include the San Pedro Riparian National Conservation Area, the Huachuca Mountains, Whitewater Draw Wildlife Area, and Casa de San Pedro Bed & Breakfast.
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2 Oct 2017
“Migratory pathways, comfortable and relaxing”
31 May 2015
“A wonderful experience”
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Bisbee, AZ 85603
+1 520-432-1388
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Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

We happened to be here for the hummingbird banding. Very much enjoyed the friendly and informative atmosphere. Little gift shop in a historic place. Walking trails throughout. Easy walking and recommended to get you off the busy path of life. Enjoy!

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Reviewed 1 June 2015

We did a hummingbird banding talk and it was wonderful. Sherry, the person in charge, was so knowledgeable and nice. The volunteers were just as fabulous. If you are in this area you must do one of the hikes, classes, whatever they have to offer...More

2  Thank 11moog-o
Reviewed 8 September 2014

We had the great fortune of experiencing hummingbird banding, conducted by volunteer scientists who are studying migration along the San Pedro River corridor. These professionals were not only amazing to watch as they gently captured, analyzed, banded, and released the birds; they were also fascinating...More

4  Thank megrey
Reviewed 1 January 2014

The first thing you have to understand is that the Southeastern Arizona Bird Observatory is not really a "place" but a series of bird observation areas near Bisbee. We went in December in search of the sandhill cranes. We found them south of Elfrida, a...More

8  Thank Craig I
Reviewed 26 May 2013

We did not visit the observatory itself, but we encountered both Tom and Sherry and found them both awesome. Ran into Tom at Huachuca Canyon; he tried and failed to find us a trogon, but he did point out a pair of pygmy owls. The...More

4  Thank Magpie63
Reviewed 11 May 2013

My wife and i participated in a 3 hour walk at Casa San Pedro followed by a tour led by Tom of the the SABO staff. Excellent birding guide who is also a established hummingbird bander. His wife Sherry wrote the book on identifying humming...More

4  Thank Jim P
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