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. 

Plants for Birds
Plants for Birds

Plants for Birds

We can provide essential, safe habitat for birds by choosing native plants.

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Seasonal Tips for a Bird-Friendly Backyard
Bird-Friendly Communities

Seasonal Tips for a Bird-Friendly Backyard

A to-do list that will keep the birds happy all year-long!

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Monthly Tips & Reminders for a Healthy Yard
Bird-Friendly Communities

Monthly Tips & Reminders for a Healthy Yard

Keep your backyard bird-friendly all year round!

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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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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.

Bird-Friendly Plants FAQ
Bird-Friendly Communities

Bird-Friendly Plants FAQ

Got questions? We have answers.

Guides to Bird Feeding
Bird-Friendly Communities

Guides to Bird Feeding

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

Why Turkeys And Other Birds Make Great Therapy Animals
Birds

Why Turkeys And Other Birds Make Great Therapy Animals

The woman who made headlines after bringing her pet turkey on a plane shares her side of the story.

Welcome Winter Birds to Your Yard
Bird-Friendly Communities

Welcome Winter Birds to Your Yard

Tips for helping birds endure the colder months.

Want to Attract Beautiful Backyard Birds? Try These Tailored Recipes
Bird-Friendly Communities

Want to Attract Beautiful Backyard Birds? Try These Tailored Recipes

Purple Finches prefer berries while chickadees go for pie crust. Learn the right combos for the right birds here.

Audubon New York Rallies Support Against TNR Legislation
Advocacy

Audubon New York Rallies Support Against TNR Legislation

This week, Governor Cuomo vetoed legislation that would have been bad for birds—in part thanks to thousands of letters sent by on-the-ground activists.

Monthly Tips & Reminders for a Healthy Yard
Bird-Friendly Communities

Monthly Tips & Reminders for a Healthy Yard

Keep your backyard bird-friendly all year round!

Audubon in the Parks
Bird-Friendly Communities

Audubon in the Parks

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

Bird Habitat Necessities
Bird-Friendly Communities

Bird Habitat Necessities

Attract feathered friends by adding these elements to your yard.