“Birds: Spiritual Messengers of the Skies”

Birds are cherished among many cultures worldwide.

Collections from the New Mexico Museum of Indian Arts and Culture

Audubon in New Mexico

Audubon’s mission is to conserve and restore natural ecosystems focusing on birds, other wildlife, and their habitats for the benefit of humanity and the earth’s biological diversity. Our goal is to be the expert in bird and wildlife conservation and nature education in New Mexico with a strong and sustainably-funded network throughout the state to influence conservation outcomes.

Restoring New Mexico’s Ribbon of Life - the Rio Grande
Conservation

Restoring New Mexico’s Ribbon of Life - the Rio Grande

Ensuring the West’s historic and cultural living treasure doesn’t dry up.

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Audubon's Conservation Ranching Program
Conservation

Conservation Ranching Program

Audubon has developed a new market-based approach to restore and enhance imperiled grasslands throughout the American West for the benefit of grassland birds, ranching families and the communities that depend on them.

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Colibrís, Picaflores (Spanish), Hummingbirds in New Mexico
Conservation

Colibrís, Picaflores (Spanish), Hummingbirds in New Mexico

It’s that time of year in New Mexico. Flashes of vibrant colors dart through our blue skies.

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Important Bird Areas
Important Bird Areas

Important Bird Areas

Audubon New Mexico’s efforts focus on the importance of protecting key habitats. Where birds thrive, people prosper!

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Birds of New Mexico
Birds

Birds of New Mexico

With 542 species in New Mexico, you're sure to find more than a few new birds to add to your list!

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Our State's Birds

Recent News

Message from Jon Hayes, Audubon New Mexico's Executive Director
Conservation

Message from Jon Hayes, Audubon New Mexico's Executive Director

Climate change is a statewide problem here in New Mexico.

New Mexico Birding Hot Spots
Birding New Mexico

New Mexico Birding Hot Spots

Where is your favorite place to bird?

Mil Gracias to the Randall Davey Audubon Center & Sanctuary Summer Volunteers
Randall Davey Audubon Center & Sanctuary

Mil Gracias to the Randall Davey Audubon Center & Sanctuary Summer Volunteers

The word, “volunteer” doesn’t define enough the generous dedication of the people that help to make the Center what it is. The staff can’t imagine a summer without volunteers – it’s just not possible.

Nature Education
Education & Outreach

Nature Education

Creating an outdoor natural history experience with a twist of fun, artistic and creative science discoveries.

“Birds: Spiritual Messengers of the Skies”
Birds

“Birds: Spiritual Messengers of the Skies”

Audubon New Mexico is proud to partner with The Center for New Mexico Archaeology - Museum of Indian Arts and Culture to bring awareness of the importance of birds in our environment and culture.

Is the Rio Grande ready for fall migration?
Conservation

Is the Rio Grande ready for fall migration?

Audubon New Mexico and other advocates for the Rio Grande work to keep the river wet for birds, wildlife, and people.

Audubon New Mexico Announces Katie Weeks as Director of Community Education
News

Audubon New Mexico Announces Katie Weeks as Director of Community Education

Katie will further bolster Audubon New Mexico’s well-established and innovative nature-based science education that delivers programming to over 4,500 children and thousands of adults throughout the state.

Bird Population Plummets in Piñon Forests Pummeled by Climate Change
Conservation

Bird Population Plummets in Piñon Forests Pummeled by Climate Change

In just a decade, three quarters of birds vanished after drought, heat stress, and beetles killed millions of piñon trees in the southwest.

The Gila River
Conservation

The Gila River

The only wild, free-flowing river in New Mexico and one of a handful in the Southwest.

Restoring New Mexico’s Ribbon of Life - the Rio Grande
Conservation

Restoring New Mexico’s Ribbon of Life - the Rio Grande

Ensuring the West’s historic and cultural living treasure doesn’t dry up.

How you can help, right now