Arizona is a very popular birding destination. We are lucky to be home to 15 different species of hummingbirds. If you want to see different species you just need to know where to look for them.
Popular Arizona Birding Spots
- Sonoran Desert Museum
- Ramsey Canyon Preserve
- Ash Canyon Nature Center
- Madera Canyon
- Patagonia/Sonoita Creek
- Saguaro National Park
Arizona Sonoran Desert Museum
If you don’t feel like hiking very far to see the hummingbirds, the Arizona Sonoran Desert Museum in Tucson has a great area to view.
Ramsey Canyon Preserve
Ramsey Canyon Preserve is such a beautiful peaceful place for a hike or just to sit back and watch the hummingbirds. They have several feeders out just on the back side of the visitor center.
Ash Canyon Nature Center in the Huachuca Mountains
A great birding spot, Ash Canyon Nature Center, has feeders throughout the yard .
Patagonia/Sonoita Creek Preserve
The Paton Center for Hummingbirds. For more information visit Tucson Audubon. The San Pedro Riparian Conservation Area is another great area to view birds.
Hummingbird Festivals in Arizona
Sedona has a Hummingbird Festival every summer. The Arizona Game & Fish has an annual High Country Hummingbird Festival.
How to Create a Hummingbird Garden in Phoenix, Arizona backyard.