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Birds of a Feather: Haematopodidae - The Oystercatchers

Join us on a journey through the unique evolutionary history, physiology, anatomy, and natural history of this mussel-eating group of shorebirds: the oystercatchers.

July 29th
Thursday
6:00PM 1 hour
Member Price: $20.00
Non-member Price: $30.00
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Audubon Birding Day: Sauvie Island Exploration

As summer wanes, we’ll explore the bird-rich habitats of Sauvie Island searching for shorebirds, raptors, and songbirds on the move.

August 24th
Tuesday
7:30AM 5 hours
Member Price: $65.00
Non-member Price: $85.00
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Amazon River Cruise

Travel with Portland Audubon on a once-in-a-lifetime cruise through the heart of upper Amazonia, on the largest river in the world! The Amazonian region boasts more than 120 endemic species and may be the most biologically diverse place on the planet – a true paradise. We will bird on a variety of tropical forest walks, observe wildlife and explore canals and lagoons by watercraft, and take in the Peruvian culture and history.

March 9th
Wednesday
to 19th, 2022
Saturday
11 days
Member Price: $5,495.00
Non-member Price: $5,795.00
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Rio Grande Valley: The Tropical Birds of Texas

Travel to the famed Lower Rio Grande Valley, home to some of the most intriguing birds in the United States. We’ll enjoy Green Jay, Altamira and Audubon Orioles, Plain Chachalacas, and hope for some of the thrilling rarities that make this area so unique. Along the way we’ll learn about the ecological and humanitarian challenges along the border and in the Lower Rio Grande Valley National Wildlife Refuge system.

November 16th
Tuesday
to 21st
Sunday
8:00AM 6 days
Member Price: $1,795.00
Non-Member Price: $2,395.00
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Kenya

*Accepting inquiries only at this time.* We will contact you! Join Portland Audubon on the wildlife trip of a lifetime! Kenya is renowned for its remarkable diversity of landscapes, animals, and cultures. Kenya boasts over 1100 species of birds, all of Africa’s “Big 5” mammals, large herds of grazing herbivores, plus fascinating history, friendly people, and delicious food. We’ll explore a wide variety of habitats, including savanna, wetlands, semi-arid scrubland, desert Lava, highland forest, montane grasslands, and rare equatorial forest. Our trip coincides with the migration of many birds to and from Asia and Europe, and many resident species will be sporting fancy breeding plumage, so we are likely to experience an unparalleled array of avifauna. Please select whether you are a member or non-member. You will then be given the option to pay only the deposit now, or the entire cost of the trip.

October 14th
Thursday
to 29th
Friday
16 days
Member Price: $6,995.00
Non-member Price: $7,695.00
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PNW Trip: Steens & Alvord Desert

Steens Mountain is one of Oregon’s most spectacular natural areas and it is beautiful in the fall. Rising to almost ten thousand feet high in the southeast corner of the state it presides over alkali desert, oceans of sagebrush and the wildlife-rich marshlands of the Malheur Basin. From our base in historic Frenchglen we’ll spend three full days enjoying the birds and mammals of this diverse landscape.

September 29th
Wednesday
to October 3rd
Sunday
5 days
Member Price: $1,195.00
Non-Member Price: $1,395.00
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Pacific Northwest Trip: Boreal Birding in Northeast Washington

Join expert birder Stefan Schlick for a taste of the Canadian Rockies in northeastern Washington on a search for boreal species such as Boreal Chickadee, Pine Grosbeak, Boreal Owl, Spruce Grouse, and Pygmy Nuthatch. One of the trip highlights will be an opportunity to see all four chickadee species in picturesque mountain meadows. This is a self-catered trip and you will drive on your own.

September 23rd
Thursday
to 26th
Sunday
6:00AM 4 days
Member Price: $500.00
Non-member Price: $650.00
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PNW Ecotour: Ice Age Floods

Travel the path of the great Ice Age Floods from Missoula to Portland on this popular geology, birding, and wildlife tour. Our journey begins in western Montana, where a great lake once covered 3,000 square miles of land, before bursting through a massive ice dam and carving many of the geologic wonders we marvel at today. From the giant ripples of Camas Prairie to the astonishing channeled scablands of eastern Washington, the dizzying Grand Coulee and the awesome Columbia River Gorge, this tour keeps you in the flow throughout.

September 12th
Sunday
to 18th
Saturday
7 days
Member Price: $1,895.00
Non-Member Price: $2,095.00
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Pacific Northwest Trip: Grays Harbor Shorebirds

Early September is the perfect time to enjoy shorebird migration. Join Portland Audubon and explore the West Coast birding hotspot of Grays Harbor! From Marbled Godwit flocks in Westport to Sooty Shearwater on the horizon, this trip will excite any birdwatcher and ocean lover

September 10th
Friday
to 12th
Sunday
6:30AM 3 days
Member Price: $595.00
Non-member Price: $745.00
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Field Trip: Birding by Ear-Shorebirds

Join Brodie as we explore the Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge looking - and listening - for shorebirds.

August 18th
Wednesday
7:30AM 3 hours 30 minutes
Member Price: $45.00
Non-member Price: $65.00
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The Bird Days of Summer

July 31st
Saturday
8:30AM 1 hour 30 minutes
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August 2nd
Monday
8:00AM 7 hours
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August 9th
Monday
10:00AM 1 hour 30 minutes
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August 15th
Sunday
5:00PM 3 hours
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August 20th
Friday
7:30AM 4 hours 30 minutes
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August 28th
Saturday
8:30AM 1 hour 30 minutes
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Birding by Ear - Shorebirds

Step up your shorebird game with a primer on the important things to listen for when it comes to identifying this challenging group of birds.

August 17th
Tuesday
6:00PM 1 hour
Member: $20.00
Non-member: $30.00
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Drawing/Painting Practice: Tips for at Home

Practice with specimens, to prepare for on-the-spot journaling. Different views, studies, fun ways to use your pencil and brush in the field, and at home.

August 14th
Saturday
10:00AM 4 hours
Member Price: $55.00
Non-member Price: $75.00
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Audubon Birding Day: Autumn Shorebird Migration

This van trip will explore sites along the northern Oregon Coast in search of shorebirds. Please email Erin Law, elaw@audubonportland.org with your proof of vaccination.

August 14th
Saturday
7:00AM 10 hours
Member Price: $85.00
Non-member Price: $115.00
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Summer Camp: Archery & Wilderness Skills Session 2

Learn the art of archery and wilderness skills with Portland Audubon’s expert staff. Master the skill of shooting a bow and spend part of each day learning other survival skills that are based on shelter, water, fire and food. Learn fire building techniques, debris hut construction, animal tracking and natural navigation. Join us for a week of adventure as we focus on these ancient survival techniques that will guide us through this experiential class.

August 9th
Monday
to 13th
Friday
5 days
Member Price: $385.00
Non-member Price: $405.00
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Audubon Birding Day: Fern Ridge Wildlife Area

Join Stefan Schlick for a full day exploring the birds of Fern Ridge Wildlife Area on this van-based day trip. Please email Erin Law, elaw@audubonportland.org with your proof of vaccination.

August 8th
Sunday
6:00AM 12 hours
Member Price: $85.00
Non-member Price: $115.00
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Autumn Shorebird Migration

This series describes the many shorebird species that migrate through Oregon in the late summer and autumn.

August 3rd
Tuesday
6:00PM 1 hour
Member: $20.00
Non-member: $30.00
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August 10th
Tuesday
6:00PM 1 hour
Member: $20.00
Non-member: $30.00
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Summer Camp: 3rd-5th Grade

August 2nd
Monday
to 6th
Friday
5 days
Member Price: $385.00
Non-member Price: $405.00
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August 9th
Monday
to 13th
Friday
5 days
Member Price: $385.00
Non-member Price: $405.00
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August 16th
Monday
to 20th
Friday
5 days
Member Price: $385.00
Non-member Price: $405.00
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August 23rd
Monday
to 27th
Friday
5 days
Member Price: $385.00
Non-member Price: $405.00
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Summer Camp: 1st and 2nd Grade

August 2nd
Monday
to 6th
Friday
5 days
Member Price: $385.00
Non-member Price: $405.00
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August 9th
Monday
to 13th
Friday
5 days
Member Price: $385.00
Non-member Price: $405.00
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August 16th
Monday
to 20th
Friday
5 days
Member Price: $385.00
Non-member Price: $405.00
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August 23rd
Monday
to 27th
Friday
5 days
Member Price: $385.00
Non-member Price: $405.00
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Trinidad and Tobago

Join Portland Audubon to bird, watch nesting Leatherback sea turtles, snorkel Carribean waters, and simply savor the tropical paradise and cultural vibrancy of Trinidad and Tobago. We will be splitting our time between the islands, providing a unique opportunity to slow down and be intentional about learning neotropical birds in one of the richest birding countries per square mile. Highlights include searching for the critically endangered Piping Guan and observing one of nature’s greatest spectacles, thousands of brilliantly red Scarlet Ibises filling the skies above Caroni Swamp.

April 5th
Tuesday
to 15th, 2022
Friday
11 days
Member Price: $4,995.00
Non-member Price: $5,495.00
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