<strong>February Meeting - </strong> –Professor Elsa Youngsteadt will discuss pollinators of rare North Carolina plants.  Click on the above image to check the online calendar for more information. <strong>Local birding</strong> Look for waterfowl on our local lakes this winter. These scaup were spotted on Lake Crabtree. <strong>Bird walks and field trips</strong> - Click the image above to learn about up-coming events. All are welcome. The Red-shouldered Hawk is Wake Audubon's Bird of the Year for 2019. Click on the image above for more information about the  Red-shouldered Hawk. <strong>Community Outreach and Conservation work</strong> –  We offer many opportunities to participate in community events and conservation projects such as this milkweed planting.

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.

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    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

  • 2018 Raleigh Christmas Bird Count

    Authored by John Gerwin The Raleigh Christmas Bird Count in 2018 was very different from recent past years – it was relatively warm!  I won’t say ‘balmy’ but compared to the below-freezing dawn ...

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  • 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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