Helpful Resources

The Oregon 2020 App

If you are visiting one of our over 2,800 Hotspot Squares, consider installing our Oregon 2020 Birds App for iPhone and Android. This app uses your phone’s built-in GPS to display a map of Hotspots near you. Our app makes navigating to Oregon 2020 survey areas easier. Search for Hotspots by name, or use the map to find out when you’re within the Hotspot border. Best of all, it’s free! iPhone users can download the app from the App Store, while Android users can download it from Google Play.

Video Tutorials

Whether you’re a beginning birder who’s never used eBird, or a seasoned birding expert looking to improve the accuracy of your data, we’ve got a video for you! Our videos provide easy-to-understand information on how to enhance your birding and data collection experience.

More resources

Tutorials on - eBird and the Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology have created their own training resources for using You can see their help, how-tos, and FAQs here. Alternatively, you can use their step-by-step Importing Data to eBird tutorial.

Additional Links is an online checklist resource for birders and scientists. eBird makes observations available to educators, land managers, ornithologists, and conservation biologists for a better understanding of bird distribution across the globe.
The headquarters for birding in Oregon. Includes links to local Audubon societies, Northwest Field Notes, statewide bird counts, and online birding listservs such as Oregon Birders Online (OBOL).
Visit OBA
Avian Knowledge Northwest collects, organizes, and shares avian datasets from the Pacific Northwest. They also provide distribution maps that demonstrate effects of climate change on 26 bird species found in Western Washington, Oregon and California.
Visit AKN
The OSU Dept. of Fisheries and Wildlife is one of the top-ranked programs in the world, focusing on understanding conservation and management of natural resources. We are also one of the largest fisheries and wildlife education programs in the country.
Visit OSU F&W