More than 200 bird species live or pass through the Portland metropolitan area each year.
Portland's Urban Migratory Bird Program
Taking Action for Birds
Other metropolitan organizations partner with the City of Portland to enhance our area's habitats for migratory birds. Join them and others in these activities:
Migratory Bird CD
Portland's Migratory Bird Program participants have created an original recording of songs and stories about migratory birds in the Portland area. It is available for purchase at:
or you can purchase it through Portland Parks & Recreation for $12 plus $2 shipping. Contact us at 503-823-3601.
Global Warming affects Gray Jays
The National Wildlife Federation released results of a study that shows a more northern extension of the range of Gray Jays due to global warming. To see the report, go to http://www.nwf.org/nationalwildlife/article.cfm
Bird-Safe Building Guidelines
New York City Audubon has announced the publication of building guidlines targeted for architects, landscape designers, engineers, policy-makers, and the general public that will help survival of birds in urban environments. The document also describes ways to retrofit existing buildings. Check it out at: http://www.nycaudubon.org/home/BirdSafeBuildingGuidelines.pdf