Education

Audubon U

Learn more about birds and nature through our online classroom and video library.
Photo: Sybil Collins/Great Backyard Bird Count
Education

Audubon U

Learn more about birds and nature through our online classroom and video library.

Welcome to Audubon New York's Virtual Classroom! Explore educational content, videos, and live streaming for bird and nature lovers of all ages and knowledge levels. Choose from introductory to more in-depth information and formats.

Created by Audubon naturalists and program experts, this online library offers nature insights, fun facts, and ways you can take action today to help protect birds and the places they need.

For more nature activities, DIY, and lessons for home, check out Audubon for Kids.

Kids Corner: For the young or young-at-heart

A Colorful Way to Help Keep Shorebirds Safe
Coasts

A Colorful Way to Help Keep Shorebirds Safe

Calling all young bird lovers in New York! We need your creativity to help beach-nesting birds.

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Pigeon Watch: Get to Know (and Love) Our Amazing City Birds
Education

Pigeon Watch: Get to Know (and Love) Our Amazing City Birds

You can learn a lot from watching pigeons! After observing pigeons from a window, park bench, or using online videos, kids use a checklist to spot different behaviors and color morphs.

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How to: Create Window Decals to Prevent Bird Collisions
Bird-Friendly Communities

How to: Create Window Decals to Prevent Bird Collisions

A fun and easy way to prevent migratory birds from flying into your windows.

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Backyard Birds

Explore the videos and resources below to learn more about seasonal bird migration, and how to provide bird-friendly habitat—from your garden to woodlands. 

The Issue with Birds and Glass [plus webinar]
Bird-Friendly Communities

The Issue with Birds and Glass [plus webinar]

What makes birds susceptible to collisions in New York and beyond? Audubon scientists answer.

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Beginners Guide to Native Plants for Birds
Plants For Birds

Beginners Guide to Native Plants for Birds

Live in New York and want to attract birds, bees, and other pollinators to your home or community? Start here.

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WATCH: Spring Migration
Bird-Friendly Communities

WATCH: Spring Migration

Get an inside look at the science behind bird migration with this webinar recording.

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WATCH: An Inside Look at Healthy Forests
Forest Resources

WATCH: An Inside Look at Healthy Forests

On this webinar recording we take a close look at some of the threats our forests and forest birds face, and what we can do to help.

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Science and Conservation

WATCH: The Science Behind Our Work
Science

WATCH: The Science Behind Our Work

A breakdown of Audubon's conservation priorities—from Coasts to Working Lands—and how we're addressing them at the state level to benefit birds.

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WATCH: Audubon's Newest Climate Report
Climate

WATCH: Audubon's Newest Climate Report

Expert staff from Audubon Connecticut and Audubon New York delve into Audubon's latest climate report, Survival by Degrees: 389 Bird Species on the Brink.

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WATCH: Coastal Resilience
Coasts

WATCH: Coastal Resilience

Hear about the work Audubon is doing to make our coasts more resilient for birds and people.

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