Celebrate Urban Birds

We're All Close To Birds!

  • Youth Workshop a Success

    Twenty four students and chaperones took part in our Birds, Careers, and Conservation workshop in April.

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  • Funky Nests is Back

    Show us your Funky Nests in Funky Places! Submit a photo, video, poem, story, or artwork. Win great prizes.

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  • Before You Look For Nests, Read These Guidelines!

    For our Funky Nests challenge we encourage you all to go out and find nests in funky places, but it is very important to not disturb parent birds and their offspring. Learn about what to do, and what not to do, when searching for nesting birds.

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  • Tricky Bird IDs

    Learn how to quickly and definitively differentiate between species that at first might look alike or seem to be confusingly similar!

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  • 2014 Mini-grant Winners!

    The list of the 2014 Celebrate Urban Birds mini-grant winners is ready! We received fantastic applications this year. Congratulations to the winner organizations!

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It's Easy To Start Celebrating!

We're All Close To Birds
  • Harlem, New York, NY, United States
  • Syracuse, NY
  • Ithaca, NY
  • Salisbury, NC
  • North Charleston, SC, United States
  • Lake Village, AR
  • Toledo, OH
  • São Paulo, Brazil
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