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BIRD LISTS FROM ALL OUR ADVENTURES

Welcome to our bird species list page

birdersHundreds of species of birds! The links below provide access to bird lists from our tours, as well as regional specialty lists and bird survey data. Unless otherwise noted, all files are in PDF format. You will also find links to bird species lists on each of our tour pages. Please email us with any questions.

BIRD LISTS from TOURS

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Cactus Wren, Arizona

UNITED STATES

ALASKA BIRD LISTS

Alaska
Kenai Peninsula, Barrow, Cordova, Fairbanks, Juneau, Glacier Bay, Valdez and Saint Paul Island.

ARIZONA BIRD LISTS

Southeast Arizona

The sky islands” of Southeastern Arizona, which peer down upon the Sonoran Desert floor. From the saguaro forests below to the pine forests above, the birding in and around these desert oases is nothing short of awesome.

CALIFORNIA BIRD LISTS

Borrego, California Desert
From the Pacific Ocean to the Salton Sea, enjoy the peak of desert wildflowers and the onsets of desert nesting season and spring migration.

Central California Coastal areas
Winter in Central California offers casual birding and a startling abundance of birds ... and we do the driving!

FLORIDA BIRD LISTS
Florida
We are excited to venture into the southeastern U.S. for this great spring Florida adventure.
This list covers both our scouting trp from February 2009 and our inaugural tour in April 2010.

OREGON BIRD LISTS
Metolius River, Oregon

Eleven breeding woodpecker species are only just the beginning; experience stunning scenery and premium summer birding.

Malheur National Wildlife Refuge area, SE Oregon
We have led more birding tours to Malheur than any other guide service; we know just where to go to find all the birds you want to see.This is a list of our April tours to the Malheur region since 1997, the same month as the John Scharff Migratory Bird Festival.

Oregon's north coast in the wintertime

Wallowas, Northeastern Oregon
Northeast Oregon's WALLOWA WINTER WONDERLAND.There is no winter like winter in the Wallowa Valley, brisk and beautiful with outstanding birding.

Woodpecker Wonderland-East Cascades
This list features species of woodpeckers plus 130 additional species found on recent birding tours of the East Cascades outside of Bend, Oregon.

TEXAS BIRD LISTS

East Texas - Gulf Coast
Springtime in Texas brings some superb birding, from the Edwards Plateau to the Pineywoods, and from High Island to the Rio Grande.

Lower Rio Grande Valley
Species to be found in the Lower Rio Grande Valley and South Padre Island.

Texas Hill Country
Springtime in Texas brings some superb birding, from the Edwards Plateau to the Pineywoods, and from High Island to the Rio Grande.

Washington
Skagit Valley, Washington
This winter spectacle takes us from the Skagit Valley to Boundary Bay, and across the water to Victoria.

CANADA

Alberta, Canada
Our summer vacation to Northern Alberta covers the boreal forest and Northern Rockies, with a cumulative list total of 215 species.

ITALY

Sicily, Italy

This list covers our trip in 2009 to Italy's island of Sicily as well as some birding around Rome.

MEXICO

San Blas, Mexico
Come south of the border for a great winter escape to the seashores, woodlands, and jungles of Mexico's Pacific Coast.

 

CENTRAL OREGON LISTS

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Central Oregon birds
The most detailed list available For Central Oregon bird species, including each species' status, plus seasonal arrival and departure dates.

Audubon Christmas Bird Counts

The following are lists of birds observed on the annual Audubon Society Christmas Bird Counts that Steve Shunk leads and compiles.

Santiam Pass 2013 Bird Count
This PDF spreadsheet depicts Christmas Bird Count data for the Santiam Pass CBC circle, on Hwy 20 west of Sisters, Oregon.

Sisters 1999-2007 Bird Count
This PDF spreadsheet depicts Christmas Bird Count data for the Sisters CBC circle, centered roughly at downtown Sisters.

Various Bird Lists

2006 B & B Burn Complex Survey
This list shows birds detected on point-count surveys in the B&B Complex burn of 2002, in the Upper Metolius River Basin.

Birding-by-Ear Classes
These birds were found on early-morning classes held in spring and fall at Tumalo State Park on the Deschutes River.

Camp Polk Meadow
This checklist depicts the frequency with which all birds were recorded over five years at the Deschutes Land Trust's Camp Polk Meadow Preserve, near Sisters, OR.

Metolius River
Here is a brief summary of the 2008 point-count surveys on the Deschutes Land Trust's Metolius Preserve, on Lake Creek, between Camp Sherman and Suttle Lake.

AND MORE BIRDS

lazuli buntingLazuli Bunting, Texas