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Phototrap The Ultimate Photographic Trigger System  Amado, AZ   Tel. 520.444.6649


The Pond At Elephant Head
The Pond at Elephant Head is a great place to photograph birds, mammals, butterflies, bats, and other insects and reptiles. 
Near to the world-renowned Madera Canyon just south of Tucson Arizona, The Pond at Elephant Head offers a  fenced location to ensure the privacy and security of your stay. The Pond offers many great perches, native plants, shrubs, rocks, and moveable nature props.        Moveable camouflage blinds are available. 
A restroom, refrigerator, and bottled water are supplied to make your visit to The Pond enjoyable and comfortable.
A 1600 sq ft area for hummers and other stuido work is available.

Wildlife List

*There is no guarantee you will see any of the Wildlife List at any given time.

*There is no guarantee you will see any of the Wildlife List at any given time.

Hummingbirds

Birds

Mammals

Broadbill

Hooded Oriole

Black Tailed Jackrabbit

Anna’s

Bullock’s Oriole

White Tailed Jackrabbit

Black-Chinned

Pyrrhuloxia

Antelope Squirrel

Rufous

Greater Road Runner

Coyote

 

Cooper’s Hawk

Kangaroo Rat

 

Red-Tailed Hawk

Cottontail Rabbit

 

Lesser Goldfinch

 

 

American Goldfinch

 

 

House Finch

 

 

Brewer’s Blackbird

 

 

Phainopepla

 

 

Ladderback Woodpecker

 

 

Gila Woodpecker

Butterflies

Bats

Mourning Dove

Pipevine Swallowtail

Pallid Bat

Inca Dove

Hairstreak

Mexican Long Nosed Bat

Whitewing Dove

Sulfur

Lesser Long Tongued Bat

Verdin

Gulf Fritillary

Big Brown Bat

Mockingbird

Viceroy

 

Cactus Wren

Skippers

 

Western Kingbird

Miscellaneous

 

Vermillion Flycatcher

 

 

Ravens

 

Reptiles

Northern Cardinal

 

Colorado River Toads

Gamble’s Quail

 

Diamondback Rattlesnake

Turkey Vultures

 

Horned Lizards

Canyon Towhee

 

 

Green Tailed Towhee

 

 

Rufous Crown Sparrow

 

 

Brewers Sparrow

 

 

White Crown Sparrow

 

 

Says Phoebee

 

 

 

 

This is a fee area …by Reservations Only

 

PHOTOGRAPHY SESSIONS

 

Limited to no more than 4 photographers that know each other.

One Family Member non photographer / Assistant Can Be Included at no cost.

One Photographer                   $100.00

                                $100.00 All Day/Each   

Two Photographers                 $100.00

all day Day/Each

                                 $100.00  All Day/Each

Butterfly Photography

Please call for group rates.

Photography Guides

Please call for group rates.

Bat Photography

Please call for group rates.

Workshop Operators

Please call for group rates.

 

 

 

ACCOMMODATIONS

 

One RV Hookup Available

Sewer, water, electricity            $30.00 per Day

Private detached Guesthouse with Patio

Bunk Bed (double/single) ,shower, toilet, sink, air, small refrigerator and microwave.

                                                 $50.00 Per Night

                                                 $60.00/Two People

 

 

RESERVATIONS

 

 

RESERVATIONS:  520.444.6649

 

1) South on I-19 from Tucson. Approx. 35 Miles.

2) One exit South of Madera Canyon exit.

Exit 56 - Canoa Road

3) Turn left under freeway.

4) Turn right at stop sign on East Frontage Road.

5) Go 2-½ miles South on Frontage Road.

6) Turn left on Elephant Head Road.

7) Go 2 miles until l road road turns sharp left.

8) Drive approximately ½ mile and continue thru S curve on another 1 mile to Dove Way Veer left through S curve.

9) turn right on Dove Way.

10) Go 1 mile till pavement turns to dirt road.

11) Continue 200ft - to first driveway left.

1500 W Dove Way, Amado, Arizona 85645

 

 IMPORTANT

Turn left into drive way and follow fence on your left to the gate(90ft).

Turn left throughthe gate and follow the road to the barn. Your there!