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Let’s go birding in Sedona! Birding Northern Arizona is a dedicated birding and outdoor tour company led by experienced and professional guides. We are passionate about providing high-quality, fun and educational tours for the first-time birder or avid birdwatcher. Whether you want to plan an early morning stroll along Oak Creek Canyon or are looking for a more challenging hike, we would be happy to customize your trip to fit your birding and hiking experience level.

On one of our hikes, you may see birds only visible in the Southwest, such as the Painted Redstart, the Red-Faced Warbler and the Common Black-Hawk. We may also see a Hooded Oriole gleaning insects from the cottonwood canopy, or a Black-Crowned Night-Heron nesting near the shores of Oak Creek.

As an owner-operated company, Birding Northern Arizona is committed to protecting Arizona’s birds in their natural habitats and preserving the state’s pristine landscapes. Our philosophy is to leave these special places better than we found them.

We believe in the spirit of natural adventures. Our mission is to provide you with an outdoor experience like no other, revealing a world that you can’t see from a car window. Come hiking with us as we explore the beauty of Red Rock Country and discover unique birding opportunities.

Latest Birding Adventures Blog

  • Bubbling Ponds Fish Hatchery; A Gem of an IBA (Important Bird Area)
    One of my favorite places to take people birdwatching near Sedona is the Page Springs Fish Hatchery, which is an excellent example of the cooperation that exists between state government and private groups like the Audubon Society. The Fish Hatchery is an 82 acre facility managed by the Arizona Department of Fish and Game, which grows nearly 700,000 Rainbow Trout to stock ponds, creeks, and streams throughout Arizona. In addition to Arizona’s largest coldwater fish production facility, there are several warm water ponds for producing sport […]
  • Sedona Wetlands Preserve, a desert treasure
     The Sedona Wetlands preserve is a 27 acre preserve which disposes of the City of Sedona’s wastewater and effluent. It consists of several basins which provide habitat to a variety of waterfowl, shorebirds, and various riparian species. What makes it so special is its year round activity: it is a breeding area for marsh species (including Sora and Black-crowned Night Heron) that normally would not be here, it is an attractive stop for weary migrants during the spring and fall, and a great place for waterfowl to spend the winter. I […]
  • Fledgling Success. Go Black-Hawks!
    This gorgeous juvenile Common Black-Hawk was born in early June and has successfully fledged with its sibling. The parents chose a popular location in Grasshopper Point, directly over Oak Creek and in perfect view of the parking area. The nest was well protected by old Cottonwoods and a canyon wall to the east which kept the nest cool and shaded. Their preferred prey of crawfish, frogs and snakes was abundant enough to fledge 2 healthy, juvenile birds. Notice the open bill in many of the pictures; juveniles typically beg incessantly as they […]

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