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Birdwatching

We were a couple of weeks too early. We saw lots of ducks, no geese and one flight of swans that... read more

Reviewed 14 February 2017
Scott M
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Goodyear, Arizona
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The Wings over Willcox Festival brings a busload of birders here at sunset hoping to see the... read more

Reviewed 17 January 2016
vagabondginger
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San Diego, California
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14 Feb 2017
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Rex Allen Jr. Drive, Willcox, AZ 85643
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Reviewed 4 June 2018

We've found that early morning is the best time to view the birds. The first thing we saw was a golden eagle taking flight. Later we watched the birds take off in a panic as the eagle soared over the water, and then flew directly...More

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Reviewed 14 February 2017

We were a couple of weeks too early. We saw lots of ducks, no geese and one flight of swans that were feeding in a nearby field.

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Reviewed 8 February 2017

This literal oasis in the desert continues to be a great place to find unusual birds, particularly waterfowl and shorebirds.

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Reviewed 17 January 2016

The Wings over Willcox Festival brings a busload of birders here at sunset hoping to see the sandhill cranes. There wasn't much activity for them but plenty of varieties of ducks. We moved on to the power plant where there was more sandhill crane activity.

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Reviewed 9 July 2015

Water is hard enough to find in these dry regions that birds tend to be plentiful. Local birds claim the lake year round while those that migrate pass through in the spring and fall for a brief stop.

Thank Walker S
Reviewed 6 March 2015

Cochise Lake wetland is part of the wastewater management system for the town of Willcox. It is located on the north side of the large Willcox Playa that attracts thousands of migrating birds (most notably, sandhill cranes) each winter. To reach the lake, take I-10...More

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Email Me these answers to I want to move to willcox, az. Can I just purchase Land and Live there in my Teepee or tent?
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