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Avian Knowledge Northwest

Avian Knowledge Northwest (AKNW)

A regional portal of the Avian Knowledge Network (AKN)

AKNW is a data-driven decision support system for scientists, natural resource managers, and other individuals interested in advancing bird and habitat conservation in the northwestern United States. AKNW offers tools for collecting, entering, uploading, managing, accessing, and summarizing bird monitoring data. AKNW also provides science-based information about bird populations and habitats to inform natural resource management planning and to advance ecosystem conservation. Avian Knowledge Northwest is hosted by the Klamath Bird Observatory, in partnership with Point Blue Conservation Science and represents a broad partnership.

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AKNW Geography

Avian Knowledge Network vision

A world where bird populations thrive through conservation and management informed by a network of avian knowledge.

My AKNW: AKN data management tools

AKNW training tools and user support


AKN Portals

An AKN Node is an online data and resource portal designed to preserve, discover, deliver, and summarize information for particular bird conservation needs and objectives. The AKN is comprised of a network of nodes.

Pacific Northwest Climate Distribution Models

This tool was designed to inform management with information about the effects of climate change on bird species found in western Washington, Oregon and California. Click here to access this tool.