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How Rare Is That Bird?

To find out how many times a rare bird species has been reported in Oregon, check out the Records of the Oregon Bird Records Committee

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Go Birding in Oregon

Checklist of Oregon Birds

Official one-page checklist maintained by the Oregon Bird Records Committee

Also available as an alphabetical checklist.

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Birding Locations

Oregon Birding Trails, to guide you through Oregon’s diverse landscapes.

Instructions for birding by county at over 1,000 locations within Oregon.

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Map of Luckiamute Natural Area 
Maps of Fern Ridge (PDF)  and Fern Ridge (Google map).

Map of Oregon that identifies and describes the state’s ecoregions.

Oregon Birders OnLine (OBOL)

OBOL is a listserv dedicated to birding in Oregon, including rare bird alerts, species locations, and upcoming events.  All are welcome to subscribe and participate in sightings and discussions.


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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.
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Fund for Ornithology

OBA is pleased to announce grants of up to $1,000 each for projects that further knowledge, education, enjoyment and science about birds and birding in Oregon.  Learn about recent awards or apply for a grant.

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Oregon Birds Journal

Oregon Birds is published twice a year and mailed to OBA members.  The spring issue has statewide bird sightings and photos of rare birds. The fall issue features articles on birds and birding in Oregon.

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Oregon Birding Association
PO Box 675
Lincoln City, OR 97367-0675