Audubon New York

We are the voice for birds in New York State.

Orchard Oriole Photo: Deborah Rivel

TOP STORIES: Make your yard & gardens more bird-friendly.

Native Plants for Birds
Bird-Friendly Communities

Getting Started with Native Plants

Simple steps to create a native plant garden.

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Plants for Birds
Bird-Friendly Communities

Plants for Birds

It's now easier than ever to find bird-friendly plants in your region! Explore the first-of-its-kind native plants database made possible by Susan & Coleman Burke.

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Welcome Winter Birds to Your Yard
Birds

Welcome Winter Birds to Your Yard

The winter months are an important time to time to protect the birds you love.

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Why Native Plants Are Better for Birds and People
Bird-Friendly Communities

Why Native Plants Are Better for Birds and People

Bird-friendly landscaping provides food, saves water, and fights climate change.

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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.

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Ways To Help
Birds

Ways To Help

Your dollars save birds. It's that simple.

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Discover Audubon New York

Brown Thrasher Photo: Will Stuart

Habitat Conservation - for birds, people, & communities

Join us to ensure the continued health and protection of New York's ecosystem.

Ways To Help
Birds

Ways To Help

Your dollars save birds. It's that simple.

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Advocacy
Advocacy

Advocacy

How we fight for birds.

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Get Outside
Get Outside

Get Outside

That's where the birds are, after all.

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News & Updates

Long Island Bird Banding Operation to Enhance Shorebird Conservation
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Long Island Bird Banding Operation to Enhance Shorebird Conservation

With only two Black Skimmer colonies in New York, banding is a great way to monitor efforts to protect them.

Nonprofit dedicated to bird protection opposes Horse Creek Wind Farm
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Nonprofit dedicated to bird protection opposes Horse Creek Wind Farm

Wind Farm would threaten bird species and their habitats within an important bird area in Northern Jefferson County.

Governor Cuomo and Attorney General Schneiderman Announce New York State Suing U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Over Eastern Long Island Sound Disposal Site Designation
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Governor Cuomo and Attorney General Schneiderman Announce New York State Suing U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Over Eastern Long Island Sound Disposal Site Designation

— Audubon New York Commends Governor Cuomo for Demonstrating Commitment to Protecting Long Island Sound
July 2017 | News from the Nest
News

July 2017 | News from the Nest

The latest conservation updates from our statewide network.

Climate change has New York songbirds lagging spring's quickening arrival
Climate Change

Climate change has New York songbirds lagging spring's quickening arrival

A recent study shows some New York state migrating songbirds lagging on their return trips home each spring.

Seven New York Chapters Participate in New Climate Study
Climate Change

Seven New York Chapters Participate in New Climate Study

The Climate Watch program engages volunteers to document bird responses to a warming climate.

Piping Plover Chick
Coasts

Piping Plover Chick

A 23 day old Piping Plover chick seen stretching its wings and practicing flight!

2017 New York State Legislative Overview
Advocacy

2017 New York State Legislative Overview

New York's 2017 environmental victories and continuing concerns.

Scenic Hudson acquires 132 acres in Catskill
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Scenic Hudson acquires 132 acres in Catskill

Habitat along the Hudson River estuary will remain protected for wildlife.