Birds

Reigniting a Childhood Love of the Outdoors Through Birds

Reigniting a Childhood Love of the Outdoors Through Birds

— Bobbing sandpipers. Tiny toads. Swimming geese. Audubon intern London Thompson finds a lot to love on her first-ever bird walk.
A City Girl’s First Time Birding

A City Girl’s First Time Birding

— Audubon intern Daija Graves recounts the lessons learned on her first journey into the woods with binoculars.
8 Fast and Furious Spring Bird Arrivals to Watch for in April

8 Fast and Furious Spring Bird Arrivals to Watch for in April

— The start of April means scores of spring birds are en route to North Carolina. Read on for eight arrivals to watch for this month.
2019 Great Backyard Bird Count NC Results

2019 Great Backyard Bird Count NC Results

— North Carolina birders made a strong showing again this year with more than 4,000 checklists.
7 Early Birds to Kick Off Spring Migration

7 Early Birds for Spring

— Ready for some spring birds to return? Read on for seven birds to seek this month in North Carolina.
Join the 119th Audubon Christmas Bird Count

Join the 119th Audubon Christmas Bird Count

— We need volunteers for the longest-running community science project in the world, this Dec. 14 through Jan. 5.
Baseball for the Birds: A New North Carolina Team Rallies Around an Endangered Species

Baseball for the Birds: A New North Carolina Team Rallies Around an Endangered Species

— Inspired by the Red-cockaded Woodpecker's resilience, the Houston Astros affiliate has chosen the bird to be its official mascot.
Priority Bird Profile: Rose-breasted Grosbeak

Priority Bird Profile: Rose-breasted Grosbeak

— The Rose-breasted Grosbeak is one of about a dozen “priority species” that the National Audubon Society’s Healthy Forest initiative has chosen to help through active forest protection and management.
A Native Plants Garden That Brings Birds, Pollinators, and Parishioners Together

A Native Plants Garden That Brings Birds, Pollinators, and Parishioners Together

— The partnership between Elisha Mitchell Audubon Society and St. Eugene Catholic Church in Asheville, North Carolina, is just one example of the chapter's work in the community.
Audubon Abroad: Spain, Part I

Audubon Abroad: Spain, Part I

— In this multi-part series, we travel with Audubon to Spain, highlighting conservation challenges seen on-the-ground and sharing some of the amazing birds, sights, and places we experienced.