Northern Harrier / David Hutson / Audubon Photography Awards
Each year up to one billion birds die each year due to window collisions. These deaths are preventable. Support the Bird-Safe Buildings Act!
Help us make the city safer for birds. Between April 25 and May 1, 2021, take the dBird challenge to advance our understanding of bird-window collisions and how to prevent them.
Cooper's Hawk. Photo by Mark Wangerin, Seattle Audubon – Seattle Times Photo ContestSeattle 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 this...
Seattle Audubon condemns the growing wave of violence and hateful rhetoric against Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) individuals and communities. To our many AAPI community members: You are seen, you are valued, and you belong here.
In this issue of Earthcare Northwest we explore the connection between birds and nature and various forms of creative artistic expression.
We spoke with Seattle muralist and activist, Angelina Villalobos, to learn about her artistic journey to create a collision deterrent for The Nature Shop window and what she learned about birds along the way. She also lets us in on how she is using her voice as an artist to build neighborhood connections and advocate for marginalized communities.
Observation – Sound Processing – Positive Experience – Conservation. These are some of the important ways Seattle Audubon’s youth programming is developing a deeper understanding of scientific concepts while also cultivating a sense of stewardship toward the environment, all through forms of artistic expression. Learn how you can develop these skills with the children in your life through several fun videos.
If you created a band of birds who would you make your lead singer? Whitney Neufeld-Kaiser lets us in on her own love of bird song, and her second passion, music. As a baritone horn player and a singer, she fills us in on some of the subtleties she hears in “bird music.”
From scientific illustrations, to humorous pandemic postcards, to birds cuddled up with candy wrappers, Laurel Mundy finds ways to connect her work as an artist to conservation actions we all can take on behalf of birds. She also fills us in on how she is able to create her art from her 240 square foot tiny home.
Nearly 200 participants counted birds during the 2020 Christmas Bird Count Feeder Watch for the Seattle count area.