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

Restoring Piedmont Forests for Birds
Forest Landbird Legacy Program

Restoring Piedmont Forests for Birds

An Audubon partnership with Three Rivers Land Trust is breathing new life into woodlands, thanks to prescribed fires and bird-friendly forestry practices.

Five-Year Statewide Bird Survey to Begin in March
Media Releases

Five-Year Statewide Bird Survey to Begin in March

— The North Carolina Bird Atlas looks to harness the power of birdwatchers to advance avian research and conservation.
Regan will Restore Science, Integrity, and Justice to the Environmental Protection Agency
News

Regan will Restore Science, Integrity, and Justice to the Environmental Protection Agency

Statement from Audubon Leaders on the Nomination of Michael Regan to lead the EPA

Audubon’s Christmas Bird Count Will Look Very Different This Year
News

Audubon’s Christmas Bird Count Will Look Very Different This Year

While some local counts may be cancelled due to regional COVID-19 rules, many community scientists across the hemisphere will carry on one of the longest-running wildlife censuses in a socially distanced fashion.

Journey to 8,000 Birds: Seven Continents, 90 Countries and 8,131 Species
Chapters

Journey to 8,000 Birds: Seven Continents, 90 Countries and 8,131 Species

Before the pandemic stranded us at home, Highlands Audubon member Romney Bathurst hit a sky-high global birding milestone.

Best of 2020: Audubon North Carolina in Action
Coastal Policy

Best of 2020: Audubon North Carolina in Action

From protecting coastal nesting birds to bridging the gender divide in forestry, Audubon stepped up and spoke up for North Carolina’s birds despite all the challenges of 2020.

Administration Moves to Finalize Bird-Killer Policy
News

Administration Moves to Finalize Bird-Killer Policy

Ignoring legal challenges, public opposition, and science, the Trump Administration is rushing to finalize a rule to weaken the Migratory Bird Treaty Act.

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

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
Media Releases

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.