Community Science

North Carolina’s Bird Lover Winter Tradition Still Contributing To Science

North Carolina’s Bird Lovers Contribute to 118th Nationwide Science Survey

— Audubon North Carolina invites birdwatchers to participate in the longest-running citizen science survey, the annual Audubon Christmas Bird Count (CBC). Between December 14 and January 5, hundreds of bird-loving volunteers will participate in counts across North Carolina.
North Carolina is for the Birds During the Great Backyard Bird Count

North Carolina is for the Birds During the Great Backyard Bird Count

— The GBBC is a joint project of the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and the National Audubon Society with partner Bird Studies Canada. Learn about Audubon’s Great Backyard Bird Count.
116 Years and Growing

116 Years and Growing

— Help count birds for citizen science during the 116th Audubon Christmas Bird Count.
Volunteers at Work for Golden-wing Protection with Patrick Farrell

Volunteers at Work for Golden-wing Protection with Patrick Farrell

— Meet Patrick Farrell, Audubon North Carolina partner and NC Wildlife Resources Commission professional biologist assisting Audubon landowners in habitat restoration efforts to benefit the imperiled Golden-winged Warbler.
Volunteers at Work for Golden-wing Protection with Russ Oates

Volunteers at Work for Golden-wing Protection with Russ Oates

— Russ is an active volunteer in Audubon North Carolina’s Working Lands program. By participating in our volunteer training program in the mountains, he learned how to survey for and identify Golden-winged Warbler habitat to help ongoing restoration efforts for the priority species.
Volunteers at Work for Golden-wing Protection with Bob Repoley

Volunteers at Work for Golden-wing Protection with Bob Repoley

— Our volunteers help lay the groundwork for Audubon NC to identify and engage private landowners in habitat restoration for priority species including the Golden-winged Warbler.
Count Birds for Science

Count Birds for Science

— Whether you’ve been watching birds for two decades or two weeks, there are many easy ways you can help protect birds in backyards across America.
Help Unlock New Secrets – Become a Citizen Scientist

Help Unlock New Secrets – Become a Citizen Scientist

— Citizen science data helps unlock new secrets every day about the birds we love making conservation success stories possible.
How Banding Supports Bird Conservation Science

How Banding Supports Bird Conservation Science

— Bird banding is a valuable tool in the study and conservation of many bird species. Explore insights gleaned from the observation of banded birds.
Quest for Banded Birds: The 18-Year Journey of a Brown Pelican

Quest for Banded Birds: The 18-Year Journey of a Brown Pelican

— The oldest known Brown Pelican was 43. Bird banding research allows biologists to uncover data to help protect and conserve priority species throughout their life cycle.