Pima County hosts a few local "hot spots" for bird enthusiasts. "These fine birding destinations offer seasonal specialties and reliable Sonoran Desert birds that thrive in the saguaro forests of Tucson Mountain Park and the lush riparian habitats at Cienega Creek Preserve and Agua Caliente Park." Pima County offers a list of birds that can be located at each destination at their webpage: www.pima.gov/nrpr/parks/nrparks.htm
Pima County also offers a list of birds that can be located in and around the area at their Sonoran Desert Conservation Plan webpage: www.pima.gov/cmo/sdcp/species/birds.html
"SDCP Bird Listing." Pima County Government Arizona | Tucson, Marana, Ajo, Oro Valley, Sahuarita, Three Points, Arivaca.http://www.pima.gov/cmo/sdcp/species/birds.html (accessed October 11, 2011).