Water is a key to birding in Arizona. And the irrigated fields along Bates Road are no exception. In fall and winter the grassy fields attract geese and scattered among these geese you can often find uncommon and rare birds. The fields themselves are surrounded by Cottonwoods and are home to riparian birds so don’t focus only on the ground. In this case, we will let Sam Hough tell the story in pictures.
Title Photo by Chip Engelmann