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

Growing Our Grassroots Flock for Climate Action
Advocacy

Growing Our Grassroots Flock for Climate Action

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

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.

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.

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.

Coastal Nesting Update: Skimmers Return and Terns Face a Unique Predator
News

Coastal Nesting Update: Skimmers Return and Terns Face a Unique Predator

Audubon biologists and volunteers report robust coastal bird colonies halfway through summer.

Audubon Statement: NC House Energy Bill Falls Short on Clean Energy
Media Releases

Audubon Statement: NC House Energy Bill Falls Short on Clean Energy

— The stakes couldn’t be clearer: we need bold climate solutions for birds and people. Instead we get a costly bill that fails to deliver on clean energy.
Scientists Still Searching for the Pathogen Behind the East's Songbird Epidemic
News

Scientists Still Searching for the Pathogen Behind the East's Songbird Epidemic

In a new report, experts ruled out a range of causes, but they still recommend taking down feeders until the source of the disease is identified.

Prying Open the Secret Lives of Oystercatchers
Coast

Prying Open the Secret Lives of Oystercatchers

New research using light-weight GPS technology will help us better protect an iconic shorebird in a changing world.

Save the Date: Audubon North Carolina Summit 2022 in Charlotte
News

Save the Date: Audubon North Carolina Summit 2022 in Charlotte

Audubon members from across the state will gather in Charlotte April 21-24 to celebrate birds.