<strong>Descending to the Dark Side: Lives of Nocturnal Fishes</strong> – Our December 13th meeting - Join Alex Dornburg for a look at reef and deep-sea fishes. Click on the above image to see details on our calendar. <strong>Wake Audubon Field Trips </strong> We offer a wide variety of field trips. Coming up in November and December: Optics workshop, Christmas Bird Count and more. Click on the image to see our calendar. <strong>Always a good time to bird</strong> - Click the image above to view a few of the local birding sites that Wake Audubon frequents on guided bird walks and bird counts. Then check our calendar or meetup group site (click icon, upper right) for scheduled walks. Let's see who coming through for a visit!   The Field Sparrow is Wake Audubon's Bird of the Year for 2016. Click on the image to read more about the Field Sparrow. <strong>Community Outreach</strong> –  Wake Audubon participates in many community events over the course of a year.  Click on the image above to see all of our community events.

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Serving Raleigh, NC and surrounding towns

Wake Audubon is a chapter of Audubon NC and of the National Audubon Society. Located in Wake County, North Carolina, we have a membership of about 1,500 and hold monthly meetings, field trips, bird walks and other activities.



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Recent Posts

  • John Finnegan - We Will Miss You

    Authored by Harry LeGrand
    It is with great sorrow that I report the news that John Finnegan, a long-time birder/biologist based in Raleigh, passed away Novembe...

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  • Bird ID Workshop - Those "Little Brown Jobs"

    Authored by John Gerwin On Saturday, August 27th, Wake Audubon and the Museum of Natural Sciences co-sponsored a workshop to learn some of the finer points of bird identifications for a variety...

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  • Don't Skip These

    Authored by John Gerwin I went outside this week, on a couple afternoons, to check out the butterflies. A number of butterfly-attracting plants are now blooming nicely (New York Ironweed, Cup Pl...

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