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

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
Advocacy

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.

Audubon to Election Winners: Real Work on Conservation, Clean Energy Begins Now
Media Releases

Audubon to Election Winners: Real Work on Conservation, Clean Energy Begins Now

— Audubon’s politically diverse flock of advocates stands ready to speak up for birds and a more resilient, equitable future for all.
With Migration Underway, Charlotte Skyscraper Turns off Lights for Birds
Media Releases

With Fall Migration Underway, Charlotte Skyscraper Turns off Lights for Birds

— Duke Energy Center to go dark for the birds.
Durham Plant List Gets Bird-friendly Makeover
Bird-Friendly Communities

Durham Plant List Gets Bird-friendly Makeover

New Hope Audubon recommends taking 72 invasive plants off the table for Durham development.

Celebrate Native Plants Week with Audubon
Bird-Friendly Communities

Celebrate Native Plants Week with Audubon

Governor sets aside Oct. 19-25 to highlight importance of native plants in North Carolina.