eBird Northwest authors have written articles to help you identify local species and subspecies and better understand their conservation status. Many of these articles provide field identification tips, range and habitat information, encouraging birders to take a closer look and a little more time with certain birds. Your keen eye could benefit bird conservation through more specific and detailed eBird Northwest entries. But, it is best to not enter subspecies if you aren’t really sure or cannot get a photo to help verify your observation. Check out the following articles for some great tips and information – more coming soon!