Annual Bird Festival in Yuma, AZ

Yuma Bird Festival

THANK YOU! Thank you to all who have participated in the annual Yuma Bird Festival in past years. We especially want to thank the Yuma Audubon Society, Yuma Crossing National Heritage Area, Sanguinetti House Museum & Gardens, Coca-Cola Of Yuma, The Peanut Patch, The Cocopah Museum, Yuma Proving Ground, Bare Naked Soap Co., PortoVino Wine Purse, Margot Carrera Fine Art Photography & Design, The Robert J. Moody Garden, Yuma Conservation Garden, The Garden Café, IFWTWA Travel Writers: Linda Kissam, Stacey Wittig, Mary Farah, Elaine Masters, and Tom Plant; all of the volunteers, activity and tour guides and biologists, and parks and public lands involved that made this year's event a success!

Known as the Gateway to the Great Southwest, Yuma, AZ, is located along the lower Colorado River, between Tucson and San Diego. Yuma is a historical, cultural, and outdoor adventure destination with attractions that include the Colorado River, Yuma Crossing National Heritage Area, Yuma Territorial Prison, Colorado River State Historic Park, Yuma Art Center & Historic Yuma Theatre, and a charming historic downtown district.

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With Yuma's diverse habitats that range from desert farmlands to the lower Colorado River wetlands, around 400 species of birds make the region a seasonal stop or year-round home.

With dozens of activities, including field trips and seminars, the upcoming Yuma Bird Festival will immerse you in all of the natural beauty that Yuma and the surrounding area have to offer. Held every January, the festival features a variety of interesting and unique field trips, activities, and presentations.

Explore regional wildlife refuges, the Colorado River wetlands, local gardens, museums, and historic sites, and go star-gazing, hiking, canoeing, bird and wildlife watching. Experience talks on presentations covering birds, bugs, butterflies, native plants, aviation and southwest history, hiking, and much more!