The Donal C. O’Brien, Jr. Audubon Sanctuary is full of a wide-range of habitats, birds and wildlife. We offer supporters many ways to stay up to date and get involved.
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Explore the spectacular habitats of the Sanctuary and Audubon Center in Corolla and participate in our immersive programming.
As the site of North Carolina’s first Audubon Center, the Donal C. O’Brien, Jr. Sanctuary in Corolla is becoming a central location for environmental research, and developing new conservation and management techniques in North Carolina.
The Donal C. O’Brien, Jr. Sanctuary provides a safe refuge for a wide range of birds including many on Audubon’s priority species list.
Surrounded by parks, wildlife refuges and Important Bird Areas, there are plenty of ways to make your visit to the region spectacular.
Audubon’s Sanctuary in Corolla is host to hundreds of individual species and more are being identified and recorded regularly.
The Sanctuary in Corolla is not only a popular destination for visitors of the Outer Banks, it is also a stopover spot for many migrating waterfowl during cooler months.