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New York City parks boast a wide variety of bird species throughout the year, and the Urban Park Rangers host the guided tours you need to locate and identify them. Come learn what’s flying through your neighborhood this season!

Birding Events

Saturday, August 2, 2014

Aug 2

Bird Walk

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park) , Bronx

8:00 a.m.
NYC Audubon experts lead the way as we marvel at quirky but logical bird behavior and delicate feathers in exquisite patterns. Bring binoculars if you have them and wear sturdy…
Free!

Aug 2

Idlewild Birding by Canoe Adventure

at Idlewild Park , Queens  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.
Few experiences compare with being on the open water in New York City. Our trained Urban Park Rangers will lead you on canoe adventures that range from the gentle waters of…
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 2

Introduction to Bird Watching

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Join the Alliance to learn about the 250 species of birds that call Prospect Park home.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, August 3, 2014

Aug 3

Birding

at Mosholu Avenue and Broadway (in Van Cortlandt Park) , Bronx

10:00 a.m.
New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife.
Free!

Saturday, August 9, 2014

Aug 9

Bird Walk

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park) , Bronx

8:00 a.m.
NYC Audubon experts lead the way as we marvel at quirky but logical bird behavior and delicate feathers in exquisite patterns. Bring binoculars if you have them and wear sturdy…
Free!

Aug 9

Introduction to Bird Watching

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Join the Alliance to learn about the 250 species of birds that call Prospect Park home.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, August 10, 2014

Aug 10

Summer Birding

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill) , Bronx

9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Naturalist Gabriel Willow contributes his extensive knowledge of diverse bird species and their behavior on these captivating walks through the gardens and woodlands.
Free!

Aug 10

Bike and Hike the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge

at 105th Street Stop on the L Train , Brooklyn

9:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Ride with the NYC DOT to the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge! At the Refuge, the American Littoral Society will provide a -FREE- guided tour, lasting about an hour.
Free!

Must See
Event

Saturday, August 16, 2014

Aug 16

Bird Walk

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park) , Bronx

8:00 a.m.
NYC Audubon experts lead the way as we marvel at quirky but logical bird behavior and delicate feathers in exquisite patterns. Bring binoculars if you have them and wear sturdy…
Free!

Aug 16

Introduction to Bird Watching

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Join the Alliance to learn about the 250 species of birds that call Prospect Park home.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, August 23, 2014

Aug 23

Bird Walk

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park) , Bronx

8:00 a.m.
NYC Audubon experts lead the way as we marvel at quirky but logical bird behavior and delicate feathers in exquisite patterns. Bring binoculars if you have them and wear sturdy…
Free!

Aug 23

Introduction to Bird Watching

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Join the Alliance to learn about the 250 species of birds that call Prospect Park home.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, August 24, 2014

Aug 24

Early Morning Bird Walk

at Wave Hill , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Join naturalist Gabriel Willow on a special early morning bird walk. You’ll be amazed by the diversity of birds that are active on the grounds before the gates open to the…

Saturday, August 30, 2014

Aug 30

Bird Walk

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park) , Bronx

8:00 a.m.
NYC Audubon experts lead the way as we marvel at quirky but logical bird behavior and delicate feathers in exquisite patterns. Bring binoculars if you have them and wear sturdy…
Free!

Aug 30

Introduction to Bird Watching

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Join the Alliance to learn about the 250 species of birds that call Prospect Park home.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, September 6, 2014

Sep 6

Bird Walk

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park) , Bronx

8:00 a.m.
NYC Audubon experts lead the way as we marvel at quirky but logical bird behavior and delicate feathers in exquisite patterns. Bring binoculars if you have them and wear sturdy…
Free!

Sunday, September 7, 2014

Sep 7

Ranger's Choice: Hawk Watch

at Pelham Bay Park , Bronx

1:00 p.m.
The Old Pelham Bay landfill remains closed to the public, making it a great place to watch migrating birds of prey.
Free!

Must See
Event

Saturday, September 13, 2014

Sep 13

Bird Walk

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park) , Bronx

8:00 a.m.
NYC Audubon experts lead the way as we marvel at quirky but logical bird behavior and delicate feathers in exquisite patterns. Bring binoculars if you have them and wear sturdy…
Free!

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Sep 20

Bird Walk

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park) , Bronx

8:00 a.m.
NYC Audubon experts lead the way as we marvel at quirky but logical bird behavior and delicate feathers in exquisite patterns. Bring binoculars if you have them and wear sturdy…
Free!

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Sep 25

Bryant Park Birding Tours

at 'wichcraft Coffee Kiosk (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Discover the surprising diversity of the birds that call Bryant Park home during the migratory season with guided tours.
Free!

Saturday, September 27, 2014

Sep 27

Bird Walk

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park) , Bronx

8:00 a.m.
NYC Audubon experts lead the way as we marvel at quirky but logical bird behavior and delicate feathers in exquisite patterns. Bring binoculars if you have them and wear sturdy…
Free!

Sep 27

Birding: Brooklyn Road Trip

at Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.
Take a trip in search of early fall migrants with our Rangers.
Free!

Sunday, September 28, 2014

Sep 28

Sneak 'Peak' at Freshkills Park

at Freshkills Park Parking Lot , Staten Island

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us to celebrate the potential of the future of Freshkills Park at our annual festival with activities like kayaking, biking, birding, art and more on Staten Island!
Free!

Must See
Event

Thursday, October 2, 2014

Oct 2

Bryant Park Birding Tours

at 'wichcraft Coffee Kiosk (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Discover the surprising diversity of the birds that call Bryant Park home during the migratory season with guided tours.
Free!

Saturday, October 4, 2014

Oct 4

Bird Walk

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park) , Bronx

8:00 a.m.
NYC Audubon experts lead the way as we marvel at quirky but logical bird behavior and delicate feathers in exquisite patterns. Bring binoculars if you have them and wear sturdy…
Free!

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Oct 9

Bryant Park Birding Tours

at 'wichcraft Coffee Kiosk (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Discover the surprising diversity of the birds that call Bryant Park home during the migratory season with guided tours.
Free!

Saturday, October 11, 2014

Oct 11

Bird Walk

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park) , Bronx

8:00 a.m.
NYC Audubon experts lead the way as we marvel at quirky but logical bird behavior and delicate feathers in exquisite patterns. Bring binoculars if you have them and wear sturdy…
Free!

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Oct 16

Bryant Park Birding Tours

at 'wichcraft Coffee Kiosk (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Discover the surprising diversity of the birds that call Bryant Park home during the migratory season with guided tours.
Free!

Saturday, October 18, 2014

Oct 18

Bird Walk

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park) , Bronx

8:00 a.m.
NYC Audubon experts lead the way as we marvel at quirky but logical bird behavior and delicate feathers in exquisite patterns. Bring binoculars if you have them and wear sturdy…
Free!

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Oct 23

Bryant Park Birding Tours

at 'wichcraft Coffee Kiosk (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Discover the surprising diversity of the birds that call Bryant Park home during the migratory season with guided tours.
Free!

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Oct 25

Bird Walk

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park) , Bronx

8:00 a.m.
NYC Audubon experts lead the way as we marvel at quirky but logical bird behavior and delicate feathers in exquisite patterns. Bring binoculars if you have them and wear sturdy…
Free!

Saturday, November 1, 2014

Nov 1

Bird Walk

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park) , Bronx

8:00 a.m.
NYC Audubon experts lead the way as we marvel at quirky but logical bird behavior and delicate feathers in exquisite patterns. Bring binoculars if you have them and wear sturdy…
Free!

Saturday, November 8, 2014

Nov 8

Bird Walk

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park) , Bronx

8:00 a.m.
NYC Audubon experts lead the way as we marvel at quirky but logical bird behavior and delicate feathers in exquisite patterns. Bring binoculars if you have them and wear sturdy…
Free!

Saturday, November 15, 2014

Nov 15

Bird Walk

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park) , Bronx

8:00 a.m.
NYC Audubon experts lead the way as we marvel at quirky but logical bird behavior and delicate feathers in exquisite patterns. Bring binoculars if you have them and wear sturdy…
Free!

Saturday, November 22, 2014

Nov 22

Bird Walk

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park) , Bronx

8:00 a.m.
NYC Audubon experts lead the way as we marvel at quirky but logical bird behavior and delicate feathers in exquisite patterns. Bring binoculars if you have them and wear sturdy…
Free!

Saturday, November 29, 2014

Nov 29

Bird Walk

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park) , Bronx

8:00 a.m.
NYC Audubon experts lead the way as we marvel at quirky but logical bird behavior and delicate feathers in exquisite patterns. Bring binoculars if you have them and wear sturdy…
Free!

Saturday, December 13, 2014

Dec 13

Inwood Owl Prowl

at Seaman Avenue and Isham Street Entrance (in Inwood Hill Park) , Manhattan

4:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Bring the whole family as you roam the winter woods in search of owls with expert naturalist Mike Feller.
Free!

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Event

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