Survival By Degrees: 389 Bird Species on the Brink

Audubon's new report shows that 200 species that breed, winter, and migrate through North Carolina are at risk.

Wood Thrushes are among more than 200 bird species in North Carolina vulnerable to climate change. Photo: Kelly Colgan Agar/Flickr CC

News & Updates

Audubon, NC DEQ's Regan, Grandfather Mountain officials talk WNC climate threats
Working Lands

Audubon, DEQ Sec. Regan, Grandfather Mountain officials talk climate threats in WNC

— More than half of the breeding birds in the state threatened by changes to our climate can be found in western North Carolina.
North Carolina Celebrates Native Plants
News

North Carolina Celebrates Native Plants

Gov. Roy Cooper has set aside Oct. 21-27 as Native Plants Week; celebrate by growing more in your yard.

Two years later: The First Lady's Bird-and-Butterfly Garden is Blossoming
Bird-Friendly Communities

Two years later: The First Lady's Bird-and-Butterfly Garden is Blossoming

We checked in with the Executive Mansion garden after Audubon helped plant native vegetation in 2017.

Audubon Urges Lights Off After Hundreds of Chimney Swifts Collide with Building
News

After "Perfect Storm" Chimney Swift Building Collision, Audubon Urges for Lights Off

— Hundreds of swifts collided with the NASCAR Hall of Fame building in Charlotte Oct. 15.
New Audubon Science: Two-Thirds of North American Birds at Risk of Extinction Due to Climate Change
News

New Audubon Science: Two-Thirds of North American Birds at Risk of Extinction Due to Climate Change

— More than 200 species that breed, winter, and migrate through North Carolina are vulnerable.
Oct. 17 -- Survival By Degrees: 389 Bird Species on the Brink
Events

Oct. 17 Event: Survival By Degrees

Join us to learn about Audubon's brand-new report and the North Carolina birds at risk from climate change.

New Food Hall Welcomes Chimney Swifts to Historic Building
News

New Food Hall Welcomes Chimney Swifts to Historic Building

Audubon recognizes Transfer Co. Food Hall for its commitment to birds and conservation.

Learning in the Field
Working Lands

Learning in the Field

Audubon intern Sylvine Hill paddles through a swamp and talks with landowners to learn lessons in conservation

Weathering Hurricane Dorian
Coast

Weathering Hurricane Dorian

While the storm was tragic for many on the North Carolina coast, our staff and bird habitat made it through unharmed.

Audubon Leaders Organize for the Birds
News

Audubon Leaders Organize for the Birds

Bird advocates share successes, plan for the future at Chapter Day.