Sedona Birding Blog

  • Summer Birds 2017

    Summer Birds 2017

    It’s been a phenomenal summer, with sightings of the eastern Yellow-throated Vireo and southern Arizona’s Rivoli’s Hummingbirds (formerly Magnificent Hummingbird) located in Oak Creek Canyon, to a Black and White Warbler in Boynton Canyon, and an eurasian Common Crane that has been foraging near Mormon Lake in Flagstaff, Birding Northern Arizona has been able to […]
  • Winter Birds in Sedona 2016-2017

    Winter Birds in Sedona 2016-2017

    I for one am a big fan of the changing of the seasons. Winter, which can symbolize death and decay, personally symbolizes the emergence of the ski boot, and the drive to the high country for skiing and snow tromping on the Colorado Plateau, listening for snow-hardened, tough little birds like the Mountain Chickadee, Red-breasted […]
  • Bubbling Ponds Fish Hatchery; A Gem of an IBA (Important Bird Area)

    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 […]