<strong>November Meeting - </strong> –Invasives: There's a Disturbance in the Forest. Rob Trickel, head of the NC Forest Service’s Forest Health Branch, will discuss invasive insects and diseases affecting our forests.  Click on the above image to check the online calendar for more information. <strong>Buy a Brick </strong> Support the Chimney Swift Roosting Tower.  Click on the above image for more information <strong>Special Field Trip to Ecuador! November 2-11, 2018</strong> - Click the image above to learn more about this trip. The Brown Thrasher is Wake Audubon's Bird of the Year for 2018. Click on the image above for more information about the Brown Thrasher. <strong>Community Outreach</strong> –  September is Chimney Swift month- Sunday evening Swift watches in Raleigh. Check our calendar. Click on the image above to see all of our community events.

Wake Audubon Welcomes You

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.



    Membership has benefits! Learn how you can become a Wake Audubon member.

    Our current campaign: Buy a Brick for Swifts! 

    Wake Audubon wants you to take part! Learn about volunteer opportunities.

    Check out the schedule of upcoming Wake Audubon meetings and events.


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Recent Posts

  • Lumber River birding in June

    authored by Erik Thomas On June 15, I conducted some bird counts at the Lumber River Important Bird Area (IBA), which the Wake Audubon Society monitors.  Counting consists of stopping for ten mi...

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  • Alligator River Adventure

    Authored by Jeff Beane This is a report on a joint field trip between NC State Museum of Natural Sciences and Wake Audubon. We visited the following areas between November 17th and [caption i...

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  • October Lumber River IBA Expedition - and a recipe

    Authored by Erik Thomas Wake Audubon board member Erik Thomas engaged in monitoring of the Lumber River IBA (Important Bird Area) on October 6-8, 2017.  He was able to conduct counts at 27 of th...

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