Hummingbirds: Flying Jewels – 10 a.m. to noon
With their resplendent colorings, unparalleled maneuverability, and atypical behaviors, hummingbirds are incredible creatures, and one of Southern Arizona’s main attractions for bird enthusiasts. Jeff Babson, of Sky Island Tours, also discusses the preferred plants and nectar mixes for a hummingbird garden.Sign up for this class
Time: 10 a.m. to noon
Class availability limitations: None
Jeff Babson is an all-around naturalist, with particular interest in birds, butterflies, moths, beetles and dragonflies. Owner of Sky Island Tours, an environmental education and eco-tour company, Jeff has led birding tours for the Tucson Botanical Gardens, Pima County Department of Natural Resources, Parks and Recreation, Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, and several birding festivals in southern Arizona (Wings over Willcox, Southwest Wings, Tucson Birding and Nature Festival). He lives in Vail with his wife and two children.