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Birding Paradise

Come visit the Southwestern Research Station located at 5400 feet elevation in one of the world’s Biodiversity Hotspots

See some of the most spectacular birds in the United States!

The Southwestern Research Station is located in the heart of the Chiricahua Mountains and is famous for its close proximity to nesting Elegant Trogons, a large diversity of hummingbirds, and other spectacular bird migrants from Central and South America.

Enjoy cabin accommodations, cafeteria dining, a reservoir for swimming, our hummingbird area and gift shop, and a multitude of hiking trails within walking distance or a short drive.

Individuals may make reservations from 1 March to 15 June and from 1 September to 31 October.

All rates include three full meals (vegetarian option) in our cafeteria where you have the opportunity to chat with other visitors and share birding experiences. On those days you wish to travel to more distant areas to bird watch, we will provide you with a sack lunch.

For information on rates and seasonal accommodations for click HERE.

Guided Package Bird Tours are Available! More information click HERE.

For more information on our facility or to make a reservation call 520-558-2396 or email swrs@amnh.org