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Join a "Swift Night Out" Event Across North Carolina
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Join a "Swift Night Out" Event Across North Carolina

Experience the unique migration phenomenon of huge, swirling Chimney Swifts flocks roosting at night.

Storm-blown Flamingos Show Up in North Carolina and Beyond
Birds

Storm-blown Flamingos Show Up in North Carolina and Beyond

Eleven of the leggy, pink waders were spotted on the Outer Banks.

See How Black Skimmers Are Faring this Summer
Coast

See How Black Skimmers Are Faring this Summer

Since 2014, waterbird surveys have shown a decline in nesting Black Skimmer pairs. Here’s how they're doing this summer.

A Guide to Fall Migration in the Mountains and Piedmont
Joy Of Birds

A Guide to Fall Migration in the Mountains and Piedmont

Migration season has arrived, and NC’s mountain birds are on the move!

A Guide to Fall Migration on the Coast
Joy Of Birds

A Fall Guide to Coastal Migration

While this fall brings bird migration departures, many new arrivals are starting to appear along our coast.

Curtis Smalling Named Interim Executive Director
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Curtis Smalling Named Interim Executive Director

Curtis is taking the reins after more than 20 years with Audubon.

Trail Cam Reveals Harsh Realities of Life as a Piping Plover
Coast

Trail Cam Reveals Harsh Realities of Life as a Piping Plover

A Piping Plover pair has made Lea-Hutaff home this year but as our trail camera shows, life is anything but easy for these and other nesting coastal birds.

Midseason Coastal Nesting Update: Baby Birds Get New Bling
Coast

Midseason Coastal Nesting Update: Baby Birds Get New Bling

Thousands of birds have been banded and colonial waterbirds counted as summer heats up. Now it’s the public’s turn to help by reporting their sightings.

New Policy Requires Native Plants at State Parks and Historical Sites
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New Policy Requires Native Plants at State Parks and Historical Sites

Birds and other pollinators will benefit from this far-reaching policy.

Meet our New Staff
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Meet our New Staff

The newest three members of our team are helping to protect coastal birds, tell the story of our conservation work, and promote the conservation of urban forests.

How you can help, right now