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

Wake Audubon Helps Raleigh Go Dark for the Birds
Bird-Friendly Communities

Wake Audubon Helps Raleigh Go Dark for the Birds

The city has agreed to turn off lights at night to protect migrating birds.

Healthy Forests Mean Healthy Diets for Hungry Songbirds on the Move
Forestry In Action

Healthy Forests Mean Healthy Diets for Hungry Songbirds on the Move

Bird-friendly forestry helps Tennessee Warblers on both sides of their migration journeys.

Witness the Magic of Fall Migration at a Swift Night Out Near You
News

Witness the Magic of Fall Migration at a Swift Night Out Near You

Join Audubon chapters across the state for an outdoor watch party this fall.

A Fall Guide to Coastal Migration
Coast

A Fall Guide to Coastal Migration

While this fall brings bird migration departures, many new arrivals are starting to appear along our coast.

A Guide to Fall Migration in the Mountains and Piedmont
Working Lands

A Guide to Fall Migration in the Mountains and Piedmont

Migration season has arrived, and NC’s mountain birds are on the move!

Tracking the Next Generation of Baby "Beach Toucans"
Coast

Tracking the Next Generation of Baby "Beach Toucans"

A new banding partnership at Cape Lookout National Seashore will help answer questions about North Carolina's skimmer population.

Intern Reflections: Growing Our Grassroots Flock for Climate Action
Advocacy

Intern Reflections: Growing Our Grassroots Flock for Climate Action

Climate campaign interns reflect on their time building Audubon's network of bird champions.

Revealing the Hidden Life of Secretive Marsh Birds
Coast

Revealing the Hidden Life of Secretive Marsh Birds

By surveying for rails, bitterns, and other rare marsh birds, we’ll better understand the health of the marsh and what it means for birds and people.

Introducing the Secretive Marsh Birds of Pine Island
Coast

Introducing the Secretive Marsh Birds of Pine Island

These hard-to-find birds thrive in extensive, healthy marsh habitat, but their reclusive nature makes them difficult to find and study.

NC Senate Budget Gives Major Boost to Conservation Funding
News

NC Senate Budget Gives Major Boost to Conservation Funding

Birds and people win in new budget proposal that supports parks, trails, and gamelands.