Sedona Birding Blog

  • 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 […]
  • Sedona Wetlands Preserve, a desert treasure

    Sedona Wetlands Preserve, a desert treasure

    ┬áThe 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 […]