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A flock of Ross's Geese flying.

Saturdays: Beginning Birding and Sauvie Island Exploration *FULL*

Join Greg and Ricky for a three-part Saturday morning exploration at one of Oregon’s most accessible Important Bird Areas: Sauvie Island Wildlife Area.

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A flock of Ross's Geese flying.

Beginning Birding and Sauvie Island Exploration (Sundays) *FULL*

Join Greg & Ricky for three Sunday morning explorations at one of Oregon’s most accessible Important Bird Areas, Sauvie Island Wildlife Area.

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A male Northern Flicker perches on a branch with tree branches in the background.

Watercolor Painting with Ronna: The Northern Flicker

Join this live, online class to paint the Northern Flicker alongside Ronna Fujisawa, an experienced watercolor painter, art educator, and bird enthusiast. The class is held via Zoom Meetings to allow participants to use their videos and create a more interactive class. Appropriate for intermediate and ambitious beginners.

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A photo of a King Vulture perched on a branch.

Birding Costa Rica *FULL*

Join naturalists from the Portland Audubon on an incredible trip through the lush lowland rainforests, volcanoes, mountains, and coastal wetlands of Costa Rica. More than 800 species of birds have been seen within the borders of this small country. To conserve this diversity, almost 30% of Costa Rica is contained in  National Parks and Reserves, ensuring that it will be protected for many generations to come.

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A flock of Ross's Geese flying.

Saturdays: Beginning Birding and Sauvie Island Exploration *FULL*

Join Greg and Ricky for a three-part Saturday morning exploration at one of Oregon’s most accessible Important Bird Areas: Sauvie Island Wildlife Area.

See Details
A flock of Ross's Geese flying.

Beginning Birding and Sauvie Island Exploration (Sundays) *FULL*

Join Greg & Ricky for three Sunday morning explorations at one of Oregon’s most accessible Important Bird Areas, Sauvie Island Wildlife Area.

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Two Barn Swallow fledglings call out for food.

Watercolor Painting with Ronna: The Barn Swallow

Join this live, online class to paint the Barn Swallow alongside Ronna Fujisawa, an experienced watercolor painter, art educator, and bird enthusiast. The class is held via Zoom Meetings to allow participants to use their videos and create a more interactive class. Appropriate for intermediate and ambitious beginners.

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A Sandhill Crane stands in a meadow. A Red-winged Blackbird is standing on the crane's tail feathers.

Pacific Northwest Trip: The Sandhill Cranes of Othello *FULL*

On this three-day, two-night adventure we will explore beautiful landscapes, from the basalt columns of Columbia National Wildlife Refuge to the gorgeous vistas of Saddle Mountain. We’ll have good chances of seeing Long-billed Curlew, Tricolored Blackbird, Loggerhead Shrike, Chukar, Sagebrush and Vesper Sparrow, and Sage Thrasher, and of course thousands of Sandhill Crane!

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A flock of Ross's Geese flying.

Saturdays: Beginning Birding and Sauvie Island Exploration *FULL*

Join Greg and Ricky for a three-part Saturday morning exploration at one of Oregon’s most accessible Important Bird Areas: Sauvie Island Wildlife Area.

See Details
A flock of Ross's Geese flying.

Beginning Birding and Sauvie Island Exploration (Sundays) *FULL*

Join Greg & Ricky for three Sunday morning explorations at one of Oregon’s most accessible Important Bird Areas, Sauvie Island Wildlife Area.

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Osprey perched on a branch against a bright, blue sky.

Watercolor Painting with Ronna: The Osprey

Join this live, online class to paint the Osprey alongside Ronna Fujisawa, an experienced watercolor painter, art educator, and bird enthusiast. The class is held via Zoom Meetings to allow participants to use their videos and create a more interactive class. Appropriate for intermediate and ambitious beginners.

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Western Tanager singing from atop a snag.

The New School of Birding, Module 3: The Wonders of Migration

Join Candace and Dan to learn about the wonders of bird migration through digital classes and field days! In this module, we hope to raise your awareness of the subtle cues of nature, and bring you into closer understanding of the lives of our feathered neighbors. We’ll explore how and why birds migrate, delving into the mysteries of how birds stay on course, how scientists measure migration, the amazing journeys of long-distance migrants, and much more. Along the way, we’ll practice our birding skills in the field, with a focus on the diversity and abundance of spring migrants in our region.

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A photo of a Przewalski's Wild Horse walking.

Mongolia

Join Portland Audubon on a trip of a lifetime! Mongolia is a place of staggering beauty with extraordinary birds and mammals. Enjoy traditional Mongolian food in a communal setting and experience first-hand the unique Mongolian life by staying in ger camps. We will explore its varied habitats, which include the Siberian Taiga in the north, the Mongolian Steppe and the Gobi Desert, and Gobi Altai Mountains in the south. Wildlife high points include Demoiselle Crane, Lammergeier, Wallcreeper, and Przewalski’s Wild Horse.

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A small hummingbird with a purple throat is perched ona green leaf.

The Wonders of Oaxaca

Travel with Portland Audubon to a cultural and biodiversity hotspot of our southern neighbor. On this 11-day trip, we’ll travel with our local guide through mountain scrub to tropical deciduous forests. We’ll visit cultural sites, search for endemic species, and enjoy a boat ride to see the pelagic birds of the Pacific Ocean.

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A Cuban Tody, a cute, round and multicolored bird is perched on a thin branch.

Birding in Cuba *FULL*

Join us in February 2024 for an incredible adventure in Cuba! We’ll visit the most productive birding regions in the Caribbean’s largest and most ecologically diverse island nation, where more than 400 bird species have been recorded, including 27 island endemics and 18 considered globally threatened. We’ll also learn about Cuban history, culture, arts, and lifestyle as we travel through this fascinating and beautiful country.

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A beautiful European Bee-eater, a multi-colored bird with a long bill, is perched on a thin branch with it's back facing the camera.

Spain: Extremadura, Doñana, and Sierra de Gredos

Join Stefan and Randy to explore Europe’s birding hotspot: Spain! The timing is perfect to witness the trailing end of migration and Spain’s birds in their breeding glory. Combine fabulous birding with excellent food, fantastic scenery, and ease of logistics, and you have an amazing trip that you wouldn’t want to miss! We generally expect pleasant weather, with no sweltering days just yet, and there should not be issues with pesky bugs.

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