Science

The Bird Migration Explorer Lets You Interact With Nature’s Most Amazing Feat

The Bird Migration Explorer Lets You Interact With Nature’s Most Amazing Feat

— With this revolutionary new tool, anyone can follow hundreds of species on their epic journeys and discover challenges they face along the way.
New Tower Connects NC Barrier Island to Global Bird Tracking Network

New Tower Connects NC Barrier Island to Global Bird Tracking Network

— Cape Fear Audubon, Audubon North Carolina and UNC Wilmington partner to install Motus tower at Lea Island.
Winter Coastal Surveys Reveal New Shorebird Hotspot and Long-distance Visitors

Winter Coastal Surveys Reveal New Shorebird Hotspot and Long-distance Visitors

— Natural inlets and barrier islands provide critical stopover and wintering habitat for shorebirds, gulls, and more.
Prying Open the Secret Lives of Oystercatchers

Prying Open the Secret Lives of Oystercatchers

— New research using light-weight GPS technology will help us better protect an iconic shorebird in a changing world.
Five-Year Statewide Bird Survey to Begin in March

Five-Year Statewide Bird Survey to Begin in March

— The North Carolina Bird Atlas looks to harness the power of birdwatchers to advance avian research and conservation.
How Scientists Learned About The Blackpoll Warbler's Epic Migration

How Scientists Learned About The Blackpoll Warbler's Epic Migration

— Tiny, high-tech backpacks help us protect these songbirds throughout their full migratory cycle.
Does egg color influence nesting success?

Does egg color influence nesting success?

— A UNC-Wilmington undergraduate conducts honors thesis research on Least Tern egg patterning as it relates to thermal biology.
Local Students Discover the Wonders of Birds

Local Students Discover the Wonder of Birds

— This experiential learning project by Cape Fear Audubon Society brings new and exciting facts about birds to 4th grade students across Brunswick County.