|Bell's Vireo chick in baseball-size nest, May 2011.|
The whole park is fairly wheelchair accessible, including a paved entry drive, parking lot and sand topped paved trails. I was even able to go through most of the beautifully restored historic Ranch House. The Tucson Audubon Society has its gift shop inside the park's Ranch House, and an art gallery featuring different artists each month. When I was there back in May they had a wonderful collection of rustic wire bird nests with gorgeous turquoise ceramic eggs, creations of Tucson artist Phil Lichtenhan . The array of wire nests were a marvel to see.
|Phil Lichtenhan's wire nest creations can be found in numerous galleries|
in the southwest, see his website to see current gallery / art show list.
|Tucson Audubon Gift Shop at Agua Caliente is located |
inside the newly restored historic Ranch House.
|Thursday morning bird walk at Agua Caliente.|
Wake Up with the Birds- Thursday Morning Birdwalks - Desert meets water at this unique crossroads for migratory and resident birds. Spot wetland birds, hummingbirds, songbirds and raptors nestled among the mesquites and palm trees. Binoculars are available for use or bring your own. Every Thursday, 8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. in October, (times vary by season, check website for exact time) Pima County Agua Caliente Park, 12325 E. Roger Road, Cost: free, all ages welcome. For more information contact: 520-615-7855 or firstname.lastname@example.org . Reservations not required.
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