Sedona Birding Blog

  • FOS (First of Season) warblers have arrived

    FOS (First of Season) warblers have arrived

    I for one am a big fan of the changing of the seasons.   The winter in the mid-desert of Sedona is wonderful. Cooler temperatures and moisture licking the Red Rocks creating beautifully varnished sheens. Juniper berries abound, Pinyon Pine nuts are easily extracted, seed laden grasslands are havens for sparrows, and fallen scrub-oak acorns are […]
  • 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 […]