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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

Brightening the Greensboro Bog Garden
Bird-Friendly Communities

Brightening the Greensboro Bog Garden

Members of the T. Gilbert Pearson Audubon Society in Greensboro are removing exotic, invasive plants at the local public “Bog Garden” at Benjamin Park—and replacing them with bird-friendly native species.

North Carolina GBBC Launches with the First Lady
Bird-Friendly Communities

North Carolina GBBC Launches with the First Lady

The Count kicks off on February 16 with a boost from the watchful eyes of students from Exploris Middle School on the first day of the 4-day community science event.

You're Invited: North Carolina's 21st Great Backyard Bird Count
Bird-Friendly Communities

You're Invited: North Carolina's 21st Great Backyard Bird Count

Help gather important information on North Carolina’s bird populations in just 15 minutes!

Where Do Pelicans Go in the Winter?
Coast

Where Do Pelicans Go in the Winter?

While 8,000-10,000 adults inhabit the state during the spring and summer nesting months, our population of Brown Pelicans dips as most head south in the fall.

Coastal Birds: Your Top Questions, Answered
Coast

Coastal Birds: Your Top Questions, Answered

We hope these FAQs on coastal birds will help you find the birds you most wish to see, better support birds during nesting and migration season, and more!

What Happens to Pelicans When It Freezes?
Coast

What Happens to Pelicans When It Freezes?

While most of North Carolina’s Brown Pelicans migrate south, some remain in the state throughout the (typically milder) coastal winter. When temperatures dip below freezing, however, it's important to know how to help birds in need.

Why Bottomland Hardwood Forests Matter to Landbird Migration
Forest Landbird Legacy Program

Why Bottomland Hardwood Forests Matter to Landbird Migration

Audubon’s Forest Landbird Legacy Program’s Eastern Forests initiative is an innovative program that enables landowners and foresters to help support birds that depend on forested landscapes along the Atlantic Flyway.

52 Actions to Support Birds in 2018
Advocacy

52 Actions to Support Birds in 2018

The birds you love are counting on you to raise your voice and recruit friends! Commit to a weekly action this year and make sure our birds stay resilient in 2018.

Oyster Reef Project Underway on the Lower Cape Fear River
Coast

Oyster Reef Project Underway on the Lower Cape Fear River

This fall saw the start of Audubon North Carolina’s latest coastal project, an effort to restore oyster reefs on the Lower Cape Fear River.

Which Solar Future Do You Want?
Advocacy

Which Solar Future Do You Want?

A movement is growing across the country to replace standard turf grass at solar sites with flowering native plants that are beneficial to pollinators, birds, and other wildlife.