Bird-Friendly Communities

Where birds thrive, people prosper.

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Birds connect us to nature in unique ways. Birds are readily accessible everywhere and require no equipment or specialized knowledge to enjoy. People of all ages and backgrounds can enjoy the pleasures of bird watching in urban, suburban, and rural areas, connecting us to the natural world in a tangible way. When bird populations thrive, so do the ecosystems that people depend upon for a healthy quality of life. 

Guides to Bird Feeding
Bird-Friendly Communities

Guides to Bird Feeding

Find information here on different seeds, feeders, and more!

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Creating a Bird-friendly Backyard
Gardening for Birds

Creating a Bird-friendly Backyard

Nurture and sustain the living landscape for birds and other animals.

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Audubon at Home
Audubon at Home

Audubon at Home

Managing your space for your enjoyment and the benefit of birds and other wildlife.

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Audubon in the Parks
Bird-Friendly Communities

Audubon in the Parks

A unique partnership connecting people with nature to enhance bird conservation.

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Attracting Birds to Your Feeder
Bird-Friendly Communities

Attracting Birds to Your Feeder

Different species enjoy different snacks.

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Attracting Birds to Your Feeder
Bird-Friendly Communities

Attracting Birds to Your Feeder

Different species enjoy different snacks.

To Feed, or Not to Feed
Bird-Friendly Communities

To Feed, or Not to Feed

Backyard feeders are good for birds, as long as you follow these simple guidelines.

10 Plants for a Bird-Friendly Yard
Bird-Friendly Communities

10 Plants for a Bird-Friendly Yard

Choose native plants like these to beautify your real estate and provide food for birds.

Invasive Species
Bird-Friendly Communities

Invasive Species

Non-native and invasive exotic species are quickly becoming one of the largest threats to biodiversity in terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems in New York State. 

Audubon At Home
Bird-Friendly Communities

Audubon At Home

The decisions that we each make everyday can have significant impacts on bird conservation.

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