Celebrating and Conserving Migratory Birds

Celebrating and Conserving Migratory Birds

Rufous Hummingbird / Mick Thompson / Eastside Audubon May 8, 2021 is World Migratory Bird Day in the Americas. As someone whose movements more closely approximate those of a barnacle than a barn swallow, I am mystified by migratory birds. How do such small,...
Support the Bird-Safe Buildings Act

Support the Bird-Safe Buildings Act

Bird-window collision dust print at Seattle University / Joshua Morris / Seattle Audubon 2021 may be the year the Bird-Safe Buildings Act takes flight. Bird-window collisions are a serious conservation concern, killing up to one billion birds each year in the United...
Take the dBird Challenge

Take the dBird Challenge

Varied Thrush / Mick Thompson / Eastside Audubon The ominous thud of a bird striking glass is a terrible yet familiar sound to many of us. It is always sad to find dead birds, but now we can help them leave a legacy by reporting collisions through dBird. dBird is an...
Can we protect birds and still control rats? Yes.

Can we protect birds and still control rats? Yes.

Cooper’s Hawk. Photo by Mark Wangerin, Seattle Audubon – Seattle Times Photo Contest Seattle Audubon is working with Seattle Parks and Recreation to pilot a bird-friendly rat control solution at Cal Anderson Park by the end of April 2021. You can read more about...