Birding Destinations and Resources

With nearly 400 bird species across the state, Oregon is a magnificent place to explore the natural world. Whether you’re birding in Portland or taking a road trip around the state, we have resources for you to visit incredible places within Oregon’s forest, desert, mountain, grassland, coastal, and urban habitat.

From our very own wildlife sanctuary in NW Portland, to Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, to our five marine reserves along the coast, we hope you enjoy all that Oregon has to offer.

Birding Resources

Nature Store

The Audubon Society of Portland Nature Store features the best selection of binoculars and spotting scopes in Oregon and SW Washington, in addition to field guides, gifts, toys, backyard birding supplies and more.

Arrival Dates

Spring Arrival Dates for birds common to the Portland area, compiled by Adrian and Christopher Hinkle.

Birding Links