Home to more than 500 bird species, Oregon hosts thousands of birds during fall and spring migrations under the Pacific Flyway. Visit hundreds of bird watching spots at birding trails and nature preserves to get your eyes on these winged beauties and other wildlife.
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an Oregon StoryFeathered Festivals
The daffodils are up, the cherry trees are blossoming and spring is in the air. The air is also full of birds migrating and nesting across the state of Oregon. Whether you’re a beginning birder or well-weathered friend of the feathered, you’ll…Continue reading this story…
an Oregon StoryExtreme Birding
In Oregon, we often take things to extremes. The spirit of high-adrenaline activities like white-water kayaking, rock climbing and dune-buggy riding has now spilled over into bird-watching with extreme birding in the Klamath Basin with Roe…Continue reading this story…
an ItineraryA Bird’s-Eye View
The Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Eastern Oregon was one of the first refuges established in the United States and remains one of the most treasured. More than 65,000 visitors come to the refuge annually, drawn to the region’s…Continue reading this story…
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Yes, you can ski in Oregon in June! There is usually summer snow on the Palmer Glacier at Timberline, located on Oregon's crown jewel, Mount Hood. It's just an hour and a half drive from Portland. At Timberline, you can rent skis and take lessons from the best ski instructors in Oregon (in my opinion). Oregon is pumped for your visit!