|San Pedro Riparian NCA|
The San Pedro River enters Arizona from Sonora, Mexico, flows north between the Huachuca and Mule Mountain ranges, and joins the Gila River 100 miles downstream. Along its banks, this conservation area provides habitat for over 375 species of birds. Vegetation along the river corridor includes Fr...
Sierra Vista Environmental Operations Park
|Description: These constructed wetlands are part of Sierra Vista’s water reclamation facility and attract a large number of birds. Nearly 50 acres of wetlands can be seen from the wildlife-viewing platform.|
Wildlife to Watch: Birds commonly seen in the wetlands include various species of waterbirds, white-faced ibis, red-winged and yellow-headed blackbirds, Virginia rail, sora, song sparrow, common yellowthroat, and many species of swallows. Mammals commonly seen include bobcat, black-tailed jackrabbit, desert cottontail, mule deer, and javelina.
Ownership: City of Sierra Vista
Size: 50 acres
Closest Town: Sierra Vista
Best Seasons for Wildlife Viewing: