<strong>Along Came a Spider</strong> – Our July 12th meeting - Explore the diversity of North Carolina spiders with John Gerwin of the NC Museum of Natural Sciences. This photo is of a Goldenrod Crab Spider.  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 this summer and fall: indoor workshop on sparrow identification, Parkway hawk watch, an arthropod hike 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.

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.



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Recent Posts

  • New Bridge Proposal on Outer Banks

    Many of us in Wake Audubon submitted comments on the proposals for the Bonner Bridge replacement and associated up-grades to the existing highway 12 route along the outer banks, several years ago. ...

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    Authored by Jeff Beane Date: 10-11 May 2016 Team: Jeff Beane, Ed Corey, Bob Davis, John Finnegan, Stephanie Horton (“24-Hour Dream Team”) [Also, Nathan Shepard set minnow traps for us in the Sa...

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  • Front Porch Discoveries

    Authored by John Gerwin “Can you tell me what kind of bird nest this is?” Brian and I get that question a fair amount as part of our jobs as bird researchers ...

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