BI164 McKee: Birds of the PNW

Bird identification guide for BI 164

Birds of the Pacific Northwest

The Pacific Northwest is home to hundreds of species of birds. From backyards and neighborhood parks to forests and coastal estuaries, the resources in this guide will help you learn about and identify the birds that share our home.

Recommended websites:

  • Cornell Lab All About Birds: The Cornell Lab is a key resource for amateur birders and professional ornithologists alike. Find species information and birdcalls, bird ID help, citizen science projects and much more. 
  • Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife: Birds


Recommended guide books

Christian Cooper and Amy Tan Discuss How Birding Brings Them Joy

Christian Cooper, author of Better living through birding : notes from a Black man in the natural world, and writer Amy Tan discuss their shared love of birding as part of the New York Times summer birding project. (53 minutes)

Live Boreal Birds at the Ontario FeederWatch Cam! Cornell Lab

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