Tucson-Part 3

We loved Tucson and there is so much to see. Keeping that in mind, I am going to post more photos than words.

The highlight of our time in Tucson was our trip to the Arizona-Sonoran Desert Museum. For more of a description, click here. There is a walking trail through the desert that takes you past multiple exhibits. It was desert warm, so we did not do every exhibit but the highlight was the raptor show.

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PEREGRINE FALCON

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BARN OWL

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HARRIS HAWK

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HERE’S LOOKING AT YOU, KID!

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‘HE EATS LIKE A BIRD!’

There were plenty of other exhibits, but our favorite was the hummingbird sanctuary. In this enclosure, there were about 40 hummingbirds of various breeds.

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There was also a aviary with many birds of the local area along with local flora. Unfortunately, most of the birds were hidden in the flora, so pictures were difficult.

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The rarely seen Road Sitter

Another enclosure had a couple of coyotes in it. I have to admit that this guy looked a little lonely, but he was very patient with all of us.

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One nice diversion for me was that my golf buddies from Mississippi came to Tucson for our annual Ground Hog Golf Trip. I just met them there, and it was good to see them all. I hadn’t been playing much golf since we went on the road, so both my golf game and my wallet were hurting by the time they left. It was great to see them and it gave us the chance to play some of the prettiest golf courses anywhere!

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Next up: We were going to stay and head north to Yellowstone when it warmed up. BUT, we are missing our grandkids, so will split time between San Antonio and Meridian until it warms up. Next, San Antonio!