November photo contest winners!
Northern Saw-whet Owl by Kent Patrick-Riley
Join OBA! Membership in OBA brings you:
- Oregon Birds, OBA’s biannual journal with news updates, status and identification of Oregon’s birds, stories about birding, and photos of rare Oregon birds.
- Annual Meetings held at some of Oregon’s top birding spots include keynote speakers and local birding.
- Field Trips for OBA members led by expert birders at locations all around Oregon.
Go Birding in Oregon
Share Information About Birds
OBOL (Oregon Birders OnLine) is a listserv dedicated to birding in Oregon, moderated by the OBA. All are welcome to subscribe and participate in discussions including rare bird alerts, species locations, upcoming events, etc. OBOL Guidelines and FAQ
Birders across Oregon are also using a collection of messaging app groups to share real-time bird information. These groups offer a fast way to share information and are particularly helpful in sharing info about the location of rare birds.
Racism and Inclusion
OBA joins other birding and conservation organizations across the country in condemning the racism that endangers the lives of people of color in the United States as they go birding or just go about their daily lives. Read our statement on racism and inclusion in birding.
Oregon Breeding Bird Atlas
The largest, most comprehensive statewide inventory of birds ever conducted in Oregon is available online. Field surveys were conducted from 1995 through 1999, by over 800 volunteers.