Upcoming Events


Join Casa de San Pedro for a relaxing stay and enjoy special birding events or special dinners to make your stay even more satisfying! Be sure to sign up in advance for special events by calling us toll free at 888-257-2050. The calendar above has a representation of a few of the many events in the area.



Spring and Summer, 2017

As winter fades into Spring -be sure to escape the snow and cold of the northern states to join us for warmer weather and great birding.  Our Sandhill Cranes (about 22,00 of them) plus a lot of waterfowl are clustered at the AZ Game and Fish preserve at Whitewater Draw, in the Sulphur Springs Valley just to the east of Bisbee.  The Sandhill Cranes tend to depart by March 15, heading back North to Nebraska, Alaska, and Siberia for the Summer.

But that also means that our Spring Migration follows on the heels of the Sandhill's departure.  So join us for our Spring Migration starting in late March and into April and May.

Spring River Walks with the Southeastern Arizona Bird Observatory at the Casa -
Join SABO on Tuesday and Friday Mornings for a 3 hour River Walk (Nature, Birds, Plants, Birds!) before breakfast.  Register for the River Walks at the SABO website, www.sabo.org   - See the calendar above for exact dates!  And, so you don't have to be out late the night prior...

Enjoy Monday and Thursday Evening Mexican Dinners at the Casa - prepared by our Mexican Chef, Elvia Villa.  Stay at the Casa and relax for the evening with a n authentic Sonoran Mexican dinner.  Then be ready to join the early morning River Walk the next morning.    *Casa guests only.  $22 plus tax and gratuity  RSVP only.

Hummingbird Banding at the Casa

Hummingbird Banding at the Casa with Tom Woods and Sheri Williamson will resume again in late March (also on Friday afternoons). And plan to join SABO for Spring River Walks from the Casa on Tuesday and Friday mornings in April and May too!

Sheri Williamson and Tom Woods from the Southeastern Arizona Bird Observatory (www.sabo.org) are again planning to do Hummingbird Banding during most of the summer months and into September and October. (Exact dates and times are on their web site: www.sabo.org). And, see our calendar, above, for the dates.

The Hummingbird Banding happens in our back yard on (most, but check the calendar carefully!) Friday afternoons. Join Tom and Sheri for a great hummingbird experience.

These banding sessions at Casa de San Pedro are free to our resident guests.

For non-resident participants you must pre-register with SABO at their website and attendance is limited.

There is a small charge for participants not staying at the Casa.

BIRDS, HERE AND NOW -WITH KATHE ANDERSON

June 2 - 4, 2017  - This is a full weekend program focusing on birds morning and evening, with afternoons free to relax at the Casa, or explore the many natural and cultural resources of the area.

 On the first evening, we’ll take a closer look at the large and often confusing flycatcher family, which includes kingbirds, phoebes and pewees, among other flycatchers.We’ll talk about the family of flycatchers generally—how you know it’s a flycatcher—and the subfamilies. On the species level, we review some pointers for identifying AZ regulars.

 On the second evening, in SE AZ Specialty Species, we’ll take a closer look at species that are unique (or almost unique!) to Southern Arizona’s Sky Islands. We’ll talk about the elegant trogon, Arizona woodpecker, dusky-capped and sulfur-bellied flycatchers, rufous-winged and Botteri’s sparrows, among others. Some of these species are difficult to identify and difficult to find. Get tips to do both! Choose one or both classes below, each $30. Field trips included.

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THE ART AND CULTURE OF BIRDS - With Kathe anderson

September 29 - October 2, 2017 - This is a full weekend program focusing on birds morning and evening, with afternoons free to relax at the  Casa or explore the many natural and cultural resources of the area.

 On the first evening, we’ll hear about the amazing bird world, where it’s sometimes difficult to distinguish fact from fantasy. In this presentation, featuring hummingbirds, raptors and ravens, among other species that figure prominently in cultural folklore, test yourself to see if you can tell which stories are too weird to be true. Why are these stories important, whether believable or not?

 On the second evening, we’ll discuss nature journaling, with an emphasis on birds. There are many reasons to keep a journal about your nature and birding experiences, not the least of which is to make you a better birder! Test your talents—at any level—during this beginner class to write about and draw birds, indoors and out.  In a short evening class (about 40 minutes), we’ll discuss the reasons to keep a journal, what a journal might look like, and do a couple of quick exercises for both writing and drawing.

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winter species, big and small - with kathe anderson

November 10 - 12, 2017 - This is a full weekend program focusing on birds morning and evening, with afternoons free to relax at the Casa or explore the many natural and cultural resources of the area.

On the first evening, we’ll look at and discuss some of the major families of raptors, including falcons, “forest hawks” and soaring birds, plus vultures. What should we be looking at to help tell them apart?

 On the second evening, we’ll some favorite songbirds—bluebirds, robins and thrushes. While these melodious songsters are popular and widely known from other parts of the United States, we have our own collection in Arizona. This class will emphasize the common—and not so common—species of this family in this state, providing some information on their backstory and identification.

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Other Area Events:

For more detailed information about history tours, special events, stage/arts events, and festivals please click the following links for:

Events in Bisbee, AZ

Events in Sierra Vista, AZ

Huachuca Art Association: Art in the Park - First Weekend in October annually; plus First Sunday Artist Receptions in the SV Mall Gallery monthly 3 - 5 p.m.; and Artist Potluck on the Second Saturday at the Astro Gallery in Hereford (4-6 p.m.)


The Nature Conservancy Nature Walks

Nature Walks Visitors from all over the world come to see the more than 170 species of birds found in the preserve and surrounding national forest. Southwestern specialties such as painted redstarts and magnificent hummingbirds share the canyon with many other animals, including black bears, Chiricahua leopard frogs and dozens of species of butterflies. The canyon is also home to more than 400 species of plants, from tiny mosses to towering firs.

Guided walks are on Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays at 9 a.m. from March 1 to the end of October.

The reserve is closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

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Casa de San Pedro Bed and Breakfast
8933 S. Yell Lane
Hereford, AZ 85615, USA
(520) 366-1300

A Naturalist Haven!

Here you can view 355 species of birds and hundreds of butterflies. Experts agree Casa de San Pedro is one of the most romantic Arizona getaways and the most upscale Southern Arizona Bed and Breakfast. Naturalists, bird watchers, history buffs and environmentalists herald the inn as a world-class accommodation with a heart. One seasoned travel writer exclaimed that the Casa is "90 miles from Tucson, but only inches from Heaven."