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

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.

Meet the 2021 Pine Island Interns
Donal O'Brien Jr.  Sanctuary And Audubon Center

Meet the 2021 Pine Island Interns

Audubon interns are back in the field this summer, helping us protect birds and grow our coastal resilience program.

Big Progress on Native Plants, Family Land Protections at the Legislature
Advocacy

Big Progress on Native Plants, Family Land Protections at the Legislature

We still have a long way to go, but Audubon advocates helped notch early wins for birds.

Op-ed: Putting nature's infrastructure to work for North Carolina
In The News

Op-ed: Putting nature's infrastructure to work for North Carolina

This op-ed was written by Audubon North Carolina Executive Director Andrew Hutson and published at WRAL.com on May 23, 2021.