The Joy of Birds

Birds bring us happiness, especially in trying times. Enjoy this special birdy care package—from Audubon North Carolina to you.

Ruby-throated Hummingbird. Photo: Jerry Black/Audubon Photography Awards

News & Updates

A Bright Spot for 2020: Coastal Nesting Birds Thrived
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A Bright Spot for 2020: Coastal Nesting Birds Thrived

Despite an early hurricane, pelicans, terns and other coastal birds had a successful breeding season.

Report Finds North Carolina is Well-positioned for Battery Storage Growth
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Report Finds North Carolina is Well-positioned for Battery Storage Growth

— Study commissioned by Audubon shows North Carolina has opportunity to lead in battery storage.
Audubon to Election Winners: Real Work on Conservation, Clean Energy Begins Now
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Audubon to Election Winners: Real Work on Conservation, Clean Energy Begins Now

— Audubon’s politically diverse flock of advocates stands ready to speak up for birds and a more resilient, equitable future for all.
With Migration Underway, Charlotte Skyscraper Turns off Lights for Birds
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With Fall Migration Underway, Charlotte Skyscraper Turns off Lights for Birds

— Duke Energy Center to go dark for the birds.
Durham Plant List Gets Bird-friendly Makeover
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Durham Plant List Gets Bird-friendly Makeover

New Hope Audubon recommends taking 72 invasive plants off the table for Durham development.

Celebrate Native Plants Week with Audubon
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Celebrate Native Plants Week with Audubon

Governor sets aside Oct. 19-25 to highlight importance of native plants in North Carolina.

October Birds: 8 Fall Migrants and Winter Arrivals
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October Birds: 8 Fall Migrants and Winter Arrivals

Leaves are changing, and so are the birds in your backyard and local parks.

New Oyster Reef Project Bolsters Bird Habitat, Water Quality on the Cape Fear
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New Oyster Reef Project Bolsters Bird Habitat, Water Quality on the Cape Fear

— Audubon completes Phase One of $500,000 oyster reef restoration.
The Secretive Eastern Black Rail Officially Gets Classified as ‘Threatened’
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The Secretive Eastern Black Rail Officially Gets Classified as ‘Threatened’

After decades of declining populations and habitat loss, the elusive subspecies is now listed under the Endangered Species Act.

How to Watch Chimney Swifts in North Carolina this Fall
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How to Watch Chimney Swifts in North Carolina this Fall

Witness the magic of fall migration at a swift roost near you.