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Audubon North Carolina protects our birds and the places they need

Ruby-throated Hummingbird. Photo: Jim Guyton

Climate Strongholds
Climate Strongholds

North Carolina Climate Strongholds

Learn about the regions of North Carolina that are predicted to have suitable climate conditions to support numerous species of birds with diverse habitat requirements into the future.

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Find the Best Plants for Birds in Your Zip Code
Bird-Friendly Communities

Find the Best Plants for Birds in Your Zip Code

Discover the best bird-friendly native plants in your area by entering your zip code into Audubon's national database!

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Putting Working Lands to Work for Birds and People
Working Lands

Putting Working Lands to Work for Birds and People

Audubon is partnering with landowners to make working lands benefit birds, people and communities, focusing on forests, agricultural lands, and grasslands and ranchlands.

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Advocacy
Advocacy

Advocacy

Issues and policies affecting birds, from bird-friendly renewable energy to ecosystem restoration, clean air and water.

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FAQs About Birds
Birds

FAQs About Birds

From "I found an injured bird" to "A bird keeps attacking my window! What do I do?" we answer your most common questions here.

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Donal C. O’Brien, Jr. Sanctuary in Corolla
Donal O'Brien Jr.  Sanctuary and Audubon Center

Donal C. O’Brien, Jr. Sanctuary in Corolla

Experience the last remnants of the storied Currituck Sound landscape

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News & Updates

We’re Nuts About These Bird-Friendly Native Plants
Bird-Friendly Communities

We’re Nuts About These Bird-Friendly Native Plants

Nuts and seeds are a very important source of fat for birds as they help keep their skin and feathers healthy. Check out these four species from our 2018 Bird-Friendly Native Plants of the Year list!

How We Made an Impact in 2017
News

How We Made an Impact in 2017

655 new landowners engaged, 300 foresters trained, 16,000 individuals and volunteers building Bird-Friendly Communities -- these are just some of the ways Audubon North Carolina made an impact in 2017.

Sweeten Up Your Backyard With These Native Nectar Plants
Bird-Friendly Native Plants

Sweeten Up Your Backyard With These Native Nectar Plants

Nectar is a sweet treat that provides essential nutrients for one of our most recognizable backyard birds - the hummingbird! Find the best native nectar-producing plants for birds here.

Letter to the Editor: "For the Birds"
News

Letter to the Editor: "For the Birds"

This opinion piece about properly siting wind projects was originally published by The News & Observer as a featured "Letter to the Editor." Bald Eagle. Photo: Dennis Schroeder and John de la Rosa/NREL/FlickrCC

These Bird-Friendly Native Plants are Berry Special
Bird-Friendly Native Plants

These Bird-Friendly Native Plants are Berry Special

Berries are so important to birds. Check out these top four types of bountiful berry plants on our 2018 Bird-Friendly Native Plants of the Year list!

American Oystercatcher Winter Census Flies Over North Carolina
Coast

American Oystercatcher Winter Census Flies Over North Carolina

Audubon North Carolina and fellow members of the American Oystercatcher Working Group conducted the third range-wide winter survey for oystercatchers.

FAQs: Forest Management for Birds
Working Lands

FAQ: Forest Management Through Working Lands

FAQs for managing and improving your land to benefit birds.

Nuthatches Squeak Out a Win
Bird-Friendly Communities

Nuthatches Squeak Out a Win

Now celebrating its fifth anniversary, the Bird-Friendly Communities effort in North Carolina is checking in on the progress of one of our signature efforts – “Nest Boxes for Nuthatches!”

Priority Bird Profile: American Oystercatchers
Coast

Priority Bird Profile: American Oystercatchers

American Oystercatchers are one of the focal species of our coastal work, and one of North Carolina's more recognizable beach nesting birds. Here's where you can find it, how you can help it, and why it matters!

New Hope Audubon’s Guide to a Bird-Friendly Backyard
Bird-Friendly Communities

New Hope Audubon’s Guide to a Bird-Friendly Backyard

Through their Bird-Friendly Habitat Certification Program, New Hope Audubon Society (NHAS) is working to restore native habitats by helping residents in Orange, Durham and Chatham counties take steps to make their property bird-friendlier.