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

At Chapter Day, Audubon Leaders Celebrate Successes and Reinvent for the Future
Advocacy

At Chapter Day, Audubon Leaders Celebrate Successes and Reinvent for the Future

Chapters connect people and inspire action, despite shutdowns and stay-home orders.

Staff Check on Coastal Birds After Isaias Storms Past
Coastal Islands Sanctuary Program

Staff Check on Coastal Birds After Isaias Storms Past

Birds that nested early fared well, but Brown Pelicans and Black Skimmers lost chicks that were too young to fly.

Horses and Flying Logs: Using Old and New Forestry Methods to Improve Bird Habitat
Forestry In Action

Horses and Flying Logs: Using Old and New Forestry Methods to Improve Bird Habitat

Forest Landbird Legacy Program helps Ashe County landowner restore forested property.

Audubon Launches Virtual Planning App for Currituck Marsh Restoration
Donal O'Brien Jr.  Sanctuary And Audubon Center

Audubon Launches Virtual Planning App for Currituck Marsh Restoration

Funded by state and federal grants, new web app helps land managers protect marshes and coastal communities.

Oystercatchers Thrive on Lea-Hutaff This Summer
Coast

Oystercatchers Thrive on Lea-Hutaff This Summer

Even new oystercatcher parents are successfully raising chicks.

Drone Mapping Project Takes Flight at Pine Island
Donal O'Brien Jr.  Sanctuary And Audubon Center

Drone Mapping Project Takes Flight at Pine Island

Audubon partners with Elizabeth City State University to survey Currituck marshes with drones.

New Living Shoreline Protects Marshes, Birds at Pine Island
Coast

New Living Shoreline Protects Marshes, Birds at Pine Island

Supported by state conservation trust funding, new project reduces erosion using nature-based solutions.

Great American Outdoors Act Will Benefit Birds, People, and Parks Across North Carolina
Media Releases

Great American Outdoors Act Will Benefit Birds, People, and Parks Across North Carolina

— With approval from Congress, the Great American Outdoors Act goes to the President to sign.
Audubon Supports New Chapter Name: Blue Ridge Audubon
Media Releases

Audubon Supports New Chapter Name: Blue Ridge Audubon

— New name for Asheville-based chapter replaces former namesake who was a proponent of slavery.
Meet the 2020 Pine Island Interns
Donal O'Brien Jr.  Sanctuary And Audubon Center

Meet the 2020 Pine Island Interns

Audubon interns work remotely to protect birds and grow coastal resilience program.