Birds

Join the 119th Audubon Christmas Bird Count

Join the 119th Audubon Christmas Bird Count

— We need volunteers for the longest-running community science project in the world, this Dec. 14 through Jan. 5.
Baseball for the Birds: A New North Carolina Team Rallies Around an Endangered Species

Baseball for the Birds: A New North Carolina Team Rallies Around an Endangered Species

— Inspired by the Red-cockaded Woodpecker's resilience, the Houston Astros affiliate has chosen the bird to be its official mascot.
Priority Bird Profile: Rose-breasted Grosbeak

Priority Bird Profile: Rose-breasted Grosbeak

— The Rose-breasted Grosbeak is one of about a dozen “priority species” that the National Audubon Society’s Healthy Forest initiative has chosen to help through active forest protection and management.
A Native Plants Garden That Brings Birds, Pollinators, and Parishioners Together

A Native Plants Garden That Brings Birds, Pollinators, and Parishioners Together

— The partnership between Elisha Mitchell Audubon Society and St. Eugene Catholic Church in Asheville, North Carolina, is just one example of the chapter's work in the community.
Audubon Abroad: Spain, Part I

Audubon Abroad: Spain, Part I

— In this multi-part series, we travel with Audubon to Spain, highlighting conservation challenges seen on-the-ground and sharing some of the amazing birds, sights, and places we experienced.
How Beach Heat Affects Birds

How Beach Heat Affects Birds

— The warming of the planet may have severe implications for wildlife. Thermal mapping can help us predict what may happen to beach birds and determine how we can protect them in the future.
Midseason Coastal Nesting Update

Midsummer Beach Nesting Update

— The year began with a cold spring, but has so far been generally successful for terns, oystercatchers and skimmers thanks to the absence of major storms or human distubance events.
Birds Nest in Odd Places!

Birds Nest in Odd Places

— Birds are adaptable and often the cycle of nest-building and egg-laying happens pretty fast, so you never know what you might find, or when...
Nest Watch in 360: Pelicans, Terns and Ibis

Watch the Action: Cape Fear River Nesting Season

— Experience a literal bird’s eye view of nesting season on the Lower Cape Fear River sanctuary islands in our new series of interactive 360-degree videos!
Priority Bird Profile: Piping Plovers

Priority Bird Profile: Piping Plovers

— North Carolina is the only state where Piping Plovers are found as both breeding and wintering birds – meaning they inhabit the coast year-round! Learn where to find them, how to help them, and more in this Priority Bird Profile: Piping Plovers.