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Birds returning to Kino pond

Birds returning to Kino pond

One of Tucson’s best urban bird-watching sites is once again attracting avian visitors — including an egret last week — now that a pond there is refilled after being drained earlier this year.

September 24, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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'Deep Pond' drained for repairs

'Deep Pond' drained for repairs

The Deep Pond, as the basin above off Ajo Way near Country Club Road is known, was drained for maintenance. It will refill with runoff during monsoon storms.

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'Deep Pond' drained for repairs

'Deep Pond' drained for repairs

An urban pond that's popular with bird-watchers because it attracts egrets and herons has been drained for maintenance and removal of bullfrogs and other non-native species.

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Long-legged big birds descend on ponds near Kino Stadium

Long-legged big birds descend on ponds near Kino Stadium

An egret gazes out over waters that are flushed red by the setting sun reflecting off a building near the basins of the Kino Environmental Restoration Project on Tucson's south side. Great blue herons have been spotted at the site as well.

November 01, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Long-legged big birds descend on ponds near Kino Stadium

Long-legged big birds descend on ponds near Kino Stadium

Dazzling white egrets and great blue herons have been swooping through the skies and wading in ponds near a south-side sports complex - adding pizazz to the urban bird-watching scene.

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