Birding and Bird Watching

From Self-taught Naturalist to Top Young Birder

App State Student is National Young Birder of the Year

— Meet Adrianna Nelson and learn how birds first caught her eye.
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.
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.
Great Backyard Bird Count Should Be "Finchy" and Fun

2019 Great Backyard Bird Count Should Be "Finchy" and Fun

— Red-breasted Nuthatches will be highlights for many -- plus Evening Grosbeaks for a lucky few.
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.
Help Celebrate Success of Nesting Birds

Help Celebrate Success of Nesting Birds

— By visiting a nest site every 3-4 days, you can collect important data without causing excess disruption.
Join a free bird walk near you this spring

Join a free bird walk near you this spring

— Audubon chapters across the state are hosting free bird walks from May-June. Come join us!
Keep Our Rivers a Haven for Birds and People

Keep Our Rivers a Haven for Birds and People

— Learn how you can help keep our rivers a haven for important bird species like pelicans, ibis, wading birds, and terns; especially during nesting season!