COVID-19 Online Options

ONLINE Book Club: Audubon at Home: The Overstory

Join our second online book club with Alabama Audubon's Alliemarie Humphries and read a novel about life stories of nine Americans whose experiences with trees brings them together to face the issue of deforestation.

ONLINE: Annual Membership Meeting

Join us online for a night of membership appreciation as we reflect on the last year and look forward to all the great things we've got coming up in the next year.

ONLINE Course: Audubon at Home: Intro to Birds & Birding

Join Greg Harber as he teaches you everything you’ll need to know about your new favorite hobby. This is a more in-depth, seven-week offering expanding on our online Birdwatching for Beginners course.


ONLINE: Fall Audubon Talk: Black Birders and the Deep South

Join us for a panel talk with Christian Cooper, Dr. Rashidah Farid, Chris Joe, Dr. Drew Lanham, Corina Newsome, and Jason Ward as we hold a lens to the Deep South’s specific needs for a more inclusive future in birding.

ONLINE: Winter Audubon Talk: Saving America’s Amazon with Ben Raines

Join us for an evening with Ben Raines as he explores Alabama’s extraordinary biodiversity, while chronicling the past and present hazards—from dams to pesticides to clear-cut logging to lax environmental regulation—that threaten the future of this priceless natural resource.


ONLINE Course: Audubon at Home: Bird Migration

Discover birding through the seasons with Anne Miller, founder of the Alabama Wildlife Center, and learn about the amazing new tools now available for observing and understanding birds.


ONLINE Course: Audubon at Home: Spring Shorebirds

Join Drew Haffenden for this two-week course designed to bring you either up to speed, or to refresh your dusty memory from a year ago, in identifying migrating shorebirds.


ONLINE Course: Audubon at Home: Female Bird ID

Interested in exploring the most misunderstood birds in North America? Join Martha Harbison and Purbita Saha of the Feminist Bird Club and Galbatross Project for an intro on how to fundamentally change the way you bird.


ONLINE: Spring Audubon Talk—Birds: Coast and Climate

Join Alabama Audubon’s Coastal Biologist, Sabrina Cobb, as she facilitates this important conversation with researchers from across the Gulf Coast on how climate change is impacting coastal systems and the birds that rely on them for this special Earth Day event. This event will coincide with our Annual Membership Meeting.


2021 Spring Bird Count

Seasonal bird counts have been a central part of Alabama Audubon’s work ever since its founding in 1946. This year, we’re continuing that tradition with three great counts, culminating in our fifty-seventh annual Spring Bird Count Saturday, April 24th.

ONLINE Course: Audubon at Home: Birding by Habitat

Habitat can give you a clue to birds you might be seeing. In this course, Greg Harber discusses details of several bird habitats found in Alabama, from deciduous and pine forests to beaches and shores.


ONLINE Course: Audubon at Home: Cranes

Do you give a WHOOP? Educators from the International Crane Foundation will teach you the basics about whooping cranes and sandhill cranes.


ONLINE Course: Audubon at Home: Native Tree Identification

Fall is an excellent time to learn to identify native trees by their leaves, fall color, buds, fruits, branch and bark patterns, and site and soil preferences. The class will be organized around the beautifully illustrated new book, Trees of Alabama, by Lisa J. Samuelson with photographs by Michael E. Hogan.


ONLINE Course: Audubon at Home: Gulls

Take a deeper dive with our shorebird expert, Drew Haffenden, into one of the most confusing groups for many birders—gulls.


ONLINE: Coastal Stewardship Training

Join Alabama Audubon's Coastal Biologists, Sabrina Cobb and Olivia Morpeth, for a special virtual training on how you can become a Coastal Bird Steward.

ONLINE Course: Audubon at Home: Bird Migration

Birding in Alabama is a seasonal feast. The goal of this class is to inspire beginning and intermediate birders to understand and enjoy birding through the seasons, taking advantage of some of the amazing new tools for observing and understanding birds.


ONLINE Course: Audubon at Home: Birding by Habitat

Birding beyond your backyard offers the opportunity to expand your knowledge of birds and gain a better appreciation for the bird diversity in this state. And because Alabama has a wealth of habitats within her borders, it’s no surprise that an array of species has adapted to and exploits this diversity. Come along with our instructor, Greg Harber, as we explore Alabama’s birds and learn where to find them.