Adoption Center

Northern Cardinal

It’s one of America’s favorites — and no fewer than seven states have made that official, naming the Northern Cardinal as their state bird. Support Audubon’s conservation work to protect birds and the places they need and adopt one today. 

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Certificate of Adoption

Bird Badge

Your donation helps Audubon
protect this bird and its habitat.

We know you love birds and the world we share. Gifts through the Adoption Center are a powerful way to show it. With your gift, you’ll provide funding for Audubon’s critical science, education, advocacy, and on-the-ground conservation work. You’ll be protecting birds and the places they need—and you’ll receive a lifelike plush bird as a symbol of your generous gift.

Northern Cardinal. Photo: Tara Tanaka/Audubon Photography Awards

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