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

Coastal Nesting Recap: Terns Persevere and Bird Populations Hold Strong
Coast

Coastal Nesting Recap: Terns Persevere and Bird Populations Hold Strong

Take a look back at how coastal birds fared this nesting season.

This Native Plants Week, Get Your Hands Dirty
Bird-Friendly Communities

This Native Plants Week, Get Your Hands Dirty

Join Audubon for the fifth annual celebration of native plants in North Carolina.

North Carolina Passes Major Bipartisan Climate Bill
Climate

North Carolina Passes Major Bipartisan Climate Bill

— House Bill 951 requires deep cuts to carbon emissions on a timetable that will help reduce the worst impacts of climate change for birds and people.
Audubon Statement: NC Clean Energy Bill is a Big Bipartisan Win for Birds and People
News

Audubon Statement: NC Clean Energy Bill is a Big Bipartisan Win for Birds and People

— House Bill 951 sets aggressive clean energy goals and puts North Carolina on a path toward meaningful climate action.
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.