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Portland Audubon – Heron Hall

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5151 NW Cornell Road
Portland, OR 97210 United States
Audubon's Yellow-rumped Warbler

Warblers & Flycatchers

Learn all about Warblers and Flycatchers, two types of birds notorious for giving birdwatchers a stiff neck and bewildered stare! Local author and guide John Rakestraw will show you how to identify these birds by sight and sound as well by as posture and performance.

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Author Event: “Kalama’s Journey” by Hob Osterlund

Join us for a lively evening with Safina Center Fellow Hob Osterlund, author of Holy Moli, founder of Kauai Albatross Network and producer of a short documentary “Kalama’s Journey.” After watching the short documentary Hob will discuss the film and her experiences working with these extraordinary birds.

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Nature Night: The Importance of Museum Collections and Their Specimens

Join Cecily Bronson, Biology Teaching Lab Manager at Portland State University, for May’s Nature Night!The exhibits you see on display in Natural History Museums are just a small percentage of what they actually contain. There are rooms, even warehouses, filled with rows of metal cabinets and storage shelves that are packed full with meticulously organized animal skins and skeletons. It may appear as if these specimens are just gathering dust, but that is a misconception that is addressed in the book The Feather Thief by Kirk Wallace Johnson.

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Volunteer Program Introduction

Join us at Portland Audubon’s Volunteer Program Introduction, and learn about all aspects of joining the Portland Audubon community.

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Pinyon Jay

Birders’ Night

Join us on the first Tuesday of the month for Birders’ Night, a gathering of local birders who share recent sightings, view a slideshow, and join in discussion. Facilitated by Harry Nehls, Birders Night is open to the public, and birders of all skill levels are welcome.

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Uncovering the Hidden World of a Secretive Seabird

The Marbled Murrelet is a threatened seabird that inhabits Oregon’s coastal areas. Join Dr. Jim Rivers, lead scientist for the Oregon Marbled Murrelet Project, to learn why murrelets are so unique, what it takes to locate active murrelet nests, and recent findings from the project.

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Crafting: Watercolor Wolf Portraits

All skill levels welcome! Enjoy a day of painting with acrylics using watercolor techniques to create fantastic portraits of wolves that live here in Oregon!We will work from photos of our state wolves like Sophie and her famous son Journey, as well as images of wolves at play while we paint portraits that represent these fun personalities. Skills learned in this class can help develop your own wildlife painting style.

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Pinyon Jay

Birders Night

Join us on the first Tuesday of the month for Birders’ Night, a gathering of local birders who share recent sightings, view a slideshow, and join in discussion. Facilitated by Harry Nehls, Birders Night is open to the public, and birders of all skill levels are welcome.

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Pinyon Jay

CANCELED – Birders Night

Join us on the first Tuesday of the month for Birders’ Night, a gathering of local birders who share recent sightings, view a slideshow, and join in discussion. Facilitated by Harry Nehls, Birders Night is open to the public, and birders of all skill levels are welcome.

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Autumn Shorebirds

Join local author and guide John Rakestraw to learn how to identify these long-distance migrants.

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Bird Journals: Summer Birds and Their Surroundings

Let’s capture some birds of Summer and practice ways to suggest different environments: water, sky, grasses, woods and more. Keep your journals simple and yet, depicting the birds you want on your pages.

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Volunteer Program Introduction

Join us at Portland Audubon’s Volunteer Program Introduction, and learn about all aspects of joining the Portland Audubon community.

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Volunteer Program Introduction

Join us at Portland Audubon’s Volunteer Program Introduction, and learn about all aspects of joining the Portland Audubon community.

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Pinyon Jay

Birders’ Night

Join us on the first Tuesday of the month for Birders’ Night, a gathering of local birders who share recent sightings, view a slideshow, and join in discussion. Facilitated by Harry Nehls, Birders Night is open to the public, and birders of all skill levels are welcome.

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Sauvie w JP N Beach

Animal Tracking Workshop: Who Done It?

Join local naturalist and tracker Terry Kem on a class and a field trip to learn how to identify animals from the clear tracks, trails, and other signs they leave behind.

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Sauvie w JP N Beach

Animal Tracking Workshop: Who Done It?

Join local naturalist and tracker Terry Kem on a class and a field trip to learn how to identify animals from the clear tracks, trails, and other signs they leave behind.

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Bird Journals: Getting the Gist

Practice simplifying and drawing and painting only what is needed. New ways of seeing, so you are able to draw what is there. Add some paint…again, simply and effectively suggesting the bird you are wanting to record.

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eBird Basics: Tracking Your Bird Sightings

Have you heard about eBird but don’t know where to start? Learn the basics of using eBird on your computer or smartphone to keep track of the birds that you observe.

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Pinyon Jay

Birders’ Night

Join us on the first Tuesday of the month for Birders’ Night, a gathering of local birders who share recent sightings, view a slideshow, and join in discussion. Facilitated by Harry Nehls, Birders Night is open to the public, and birders of all skill levels are welcome.

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Bird Journals: Birds in Fall –CANCELED–

Discover simple ways to suggest the colors and shapes of Fall foliage and surroundings, in addition to placing your birds so they have life and character.

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