Hummingbirds here until October

A scientist feeds a bird before its release. Photo courtesy of the Sierra Vista CVB

A scientist feeds a bird before its release. Photo courtesy of the Sierra Vista CVB

Hummingbirds migrate through southeastern Arizona every summer… the folks at the Southeastern Arizona Bird Observatory study the hummers and hold frequent “banding” sessions. You can watch them net, weigh, measure and feed the birds before they are released. You may even get to extend a hand for a bird’s relaunch! Recently, Away.com wrote about the practice in their blogs. See their post and learn about the work hummingbird banders do.

For more information or to plan your stay, browse the Cochise County website at www.explorecochise.com or the Sierra Vista website at www.visitSierraVista.com.

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