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Famous Christmas Bird Count is Bigger than Ever!

Tue, 11/12/2012

More than 60,000 volunteers throughout North America will count birds between December

Black-capped Petrel may warrant protection under...

Wed, 20/06/2012
A nocturnal seabird, the black-capped petrel, may warrant federal protection as a threatened or endangered species.

Audubon website drips in oil to mark 2nd...

Fri, 20/04/2012
A gooey brown virtual oil slick is covering the National Audubon Society website - take your chance to clean up the virtual oil spill by taking action to protect the environment.

Paul Winter, composer of Flyways, named to...

Fri, 02/03/2012
Grammy-winning saxophonist will receive the John James Audubon Center Award for Art Inspiring Conservation (AIC) in April.

Audubon's 112th Christmas Bird Count Reigns...

Tue, 06/12/2011
The longest running Citizen Science survey in the world, Audubon’s annual Christmas Bird Count (CBC) will take place from December 14, 2011 to January 5, 2012.

Birding the net makes strong impression with...

Wed, 23/11/2011
Audubon’s innovative social media campaign Birding the Net earnt 91 million website impressions during the past few weeks.

Hollywood movie shines light on world of birding...

Fri, 14/10/2011
The Big Year film, starring Steve Martin, Owen Wilson and Jack Black, opens across the US.

Audubon Hog Island Camp Celebrates 75th...

Thu, 18/08/2011
A model for conservation education and one of the US’s greatest environmental education success stories celebrates 75 years.

Audubon Welcomes Good News from Washington, D.C.

Tue, 02/08/2011
The U.S. House of Representatives voted yesterday afternoon to protect wildlife on the brink of extinction by supporting an amendment in the Interior and Environment spending bill to uphold safeguards for endangered species.

Midway’s first Short-tailed Albatross chick...

Wed, 06/07/2011
The fledgling has taken flight from the first breeding record outside of Japanese Territories.

US public lands essential for hundreds of species

Wed, 04/05/2011
Publicly owned habitats support at least half of the entire U.S. distributions of more than 300 bird species, says new report

Audubon celebrates 10th year of Neotropical...

Thu, 10/03/2011
As spring approaches, millions of birds will wing their way back to North America. Red Knots near Tierra del Fuego will make a remarkable journey to the arctic tundra....

Study outlines steps to protect declining North...

Thu, 20/01/2011
A recent study carried out by scientists from Canada, Mexico and the United States, including several BirdLife Partners found that of the 882 native landbirds shared across borders, 17% (148 species) need immediate conservation action.

Audubon experts monitor bird deaths in Arkansas

Thu, 06/01/2011
Audubon (BirdLife Partner in the U.S.) scientists are monitoring reports of thousands of birds found dead in Arkansas, coupled with a second incident in Louisiana, since New Year’s Eve.

Audubon's Birds of America: The world's...

Thu, 09/12/2010
A copy of John James Audubon's Birds of America has became the most expensive book ever sold when it went under the hammer at Sotheby's for a staggering US$11,542,683...

111 Years of Counting: Audubon’s Christmas Bird...

Tue, 07/12/2010
The longest running Citizen Science survey in the world, Audubon’s (BirdLife Partner in the USA) annual Christmas Bird Count (CBC) will take place from December 14, 2010 to January 5, 2011. Tens of thousands of volunteers throughout North America will brave winter weather to add a new layer to over a century of data...

Satellite Tracking Leads to Compilation of...

Thu, 25/11/2010
A new study on Sooty Shearwaters in the California Current shows the benefit of seabird tracking data in identifying priority sites for seabird conservation at sea.

Audubon scientists find Gulf birds and oil too...

Thu, 14/10/2010
Residual oil and chemicals from BP’s Deepwater Horizon disaster pose substantial ongoing risks to birds that breed or nest along hard-hit areas of the Louisiana coast, according to new National Audubon Society field surveys.