Report Sightings to OBA Regions



What to Include


Please include species, date(s), location(s), number of birds seen, sex and age (if known), and a description of any birds that are rare for the time and place. Send your sightings to the appropriate Regional Editor listed below. Click on the editor's name to send your sightings by email.




Submission Dates

Bird(s) Seen
March — May
June — July
August — Novemer
December — February
Reporting Deadline
10 June
10 August
10 December
10 March


Do you want to report to North American Birds?

North American Birds Regional Editor
All of Oregon
David Irons
2544 NW Marshall St.
Portland OR 97210
(541) 686-4560
North American Birds Sub-Regional Editor
Western Oregon
Harry Nehls
2736 SE 20th
Portland OR 97202
(503) 233-3976


1 - North Coast (Clatsop, Tillamook)
Wink Gross

2 - Metro (Columbia, Washington, Multnomah, Clark)
Christopher & Adrian Hinkle

3 - Columbia Gorge (Hood River, Wasco)
Jeff Hayes

4 - Central Oregon (Deschutes, Crook, Jefferson, Wheeler, Sherman, Gilliam)
Chuck Gates

5 - Upper Columbia (Morrow, Umatilla)
Aaron Skirvin

6 - Northeast (Union, Wallowa, Baker)
Cathy Nowak

7 - Lincoln
Range Bayer

8 - North Valley / Yamhill:
Pamela Johnston
Marion: Matthew Schneider

9 - Mid-Valley: Mark Nikas

10 - Lane (interior, east of Mapleton)
Tom Mickel

11 - South Coast (Curry, Coos, coastal Douglas, and Lane)
Tim Rodenkirk

12 - Douglas (interior, east of Scottsburg)
Ron Maertz

13 - Rogue (Josephine, Jackson)
Frank Lospalluto

14 - South Central (Klamath, Lake)
Kevin Spencer

15 - Grant
Tom Winters

16 - Southeast (Harney, Malheur)
Lars Norgren