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

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.

Coastal Nesting Update: Black Skimmer Banding Takes Off
Coast

Coastal Nesting Update: Black Skimmer Banding Takes Off

Pelicans, egrets, terns fledging chicks as summer heats up.

Despite Pandemic, Momentum Builds for Birds at Legislature
Advocacy

Despite Pandemic, Momentum Builds for Birds at Legislature

End-of-session recap: Conservation funding remains intact for now, while new bill will bolster native plants.

You're Invited: Chapter Day 2020
Chapters

You're Invited: Chapter Day 2020

Join Audubon for a virtual meetup of Audubon advocates and leaders across the state.

Audubon Advocates Flock Virtually for Biggest Advocacy Day Yet
Conservation

Audubon Advocates Flock Virtually for Biggest Advocacy Day Yet

Nearly 100 members meet with lawmakers for first-ever virtual Advocacy Day.

Speak Up for Birds on the Nantahala-Pisgah Forest Plan
Forestry In Action

Speak Up for Birds on the Nantahala-Pisgah Forest Plan

Audubon asks Forest Service to ensure plan protects birds and provides win-win forestry solutions.

Audubon Supports Asheville Chapter Name Change from Slave Owner Namesake
News

Audubon Supports Chapter Name Change from Slave Owner Namesake

The board of Elisha Mitchell Audubon Society has begun the process of changing the chapter's name because Elisha Mitchell, an early conservationist, was a slave owner and wrote a book justifying slavery.

#BlackBirdersWeek, and Outdoors for All
News

#BlackBirdersWeek, and Outdoors for All

A note from Audubon North Carolina Executive Director Andrew Hutson.

‘Black Birders Week’ Promotes Diversity and Takes on Racism in the Outdoors
News

‘Black Birders Week’ Promotes Diversity and Takes on Racism in the Outdoors

Sparked by a racist incident last week in Central Park, the new initiative aims to boost recognition and representation of Black people enjoying and studying the natural world.

How Scientists Learned About The Blackpoll Warbler's Epic Migration
Science

How Scientists Learned About The Blackpoll Warbler's Epic Migration

Tiny, high-tech backpacks help us protect these songbirds throughout their full migratory cycle.