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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

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!

Oct 2

Blooming Naturalists: Introduction to Bird Watching

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
So you think you're a naturalist? Join the Prospect Park Alliance at the Audubon Center in this Introduction to Bird Watching series.
Free!

Oct 2

Animal Encounter at Prospect Park

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

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
The Park is a nature wonderland. Come discover all its joys.
Free!

Friday, October 3, 2014

Oct 3

Blooming Naturalists: Introduction to Bird Watching

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
So you think you're a naturalist? Join the Prospect Park Alliance at the Audubon Center in this Introduction to Bird Watching series.
Free!

Oct 3

Animal Encounter at Prospect Park

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

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
The Park is a nature wonderland. Come discover all its joys.
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!

Oct 4

Highbridge Hawk Watch

at West 172nd Street and Amsterdam Avenue (in Highbridge Park) , Manhattan

9:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Bring the whole family and roam the winter woods in search of hawks with expert naturalist Mike Feller.
Free!

Must See
Event

Sunday, October 5, 2014

Oct 5

Birding: Fall Migration

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

10:00 a.m.
Our Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in New York City.
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct 5

Birding for Families

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Experience the coming of fall in Central Park when it becomes a precious bird habitat and migration hot spot!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 5

Raptor Fest

at Peninsula (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Experience the thrill of viewing New York's premier predators, live and up close with the Urban Park Rangers and the Prospect Park Audubon Center.
Free!

Must See
Event

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!

Oct 9

Blooming Naturalists: Introduction to Bird Watching

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
So you think you're a naturalist? Join the Prospect Park Alliance at the Audubon Center in this Introduction to Bird Watching series.
Free!

Oct 9

Animal Encounter at Prospect Park

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

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
The Park is a nature wonderland. Come discover all its joys.
Free!

Friday, October 10, 2014

Oct 10

Blooming Naturalists: Introduction to Bird Watching

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
So you think you're a naturalist? Join the Prospect Park Alliance at the Audubon Center in this Introduction to Bird Watching series.
Free!

Oct 10

Animal Encounter at Prospect Park

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

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
The Park is a nature wonderland. Come discover all its joys.
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!

Sunday, October 12, 2014

Oct 12

Fall 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. Wave Hill’s…
Free!

Oct 12

Birding for Families

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Experience the coming of fall in Central Park when it becomes a precious bird habitat and migration hot spot!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 12

Birding: Raptor Migration

at Parking Area (in High Rock Park) , Staten Island

11:00 a.m.
New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. Our Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in New York City. Birding programs are appropriate…
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!

Oct 16

Blooming Naturalists: Introduction to Bird Watching

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
So you think you're a naturalist? Join the Prospect Park Alliance at the Audubon Center in this Introduction to Bird Watching series.
Free!

Oct 16

Animal Encounter at Prospect Park

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

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
The Park is a nature wonderland. Come discover all its joys.
Free!

Friday, October 17, 2014

Oct 17

Blooming Naturalists: Introduction to Bird Watching

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
So you think you're a naturalist? Join the Prospect Park Alliance at the Audubon Center in this Introduction to Bird Watching series.
Free!

Oct 17

Animal Encounter at Prospect Park

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

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
The Park is a nature wonderland. Come discover all its joys.
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!

Oct 18

Birding: Fall Migration

at Oceania Street and 67th Street (in Cunningham Park) , Queens

10:00 a.m.
New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. Today wildlife is recognized as one of the nation's fastest growing activities. Our Rangers will guide you to…
Free!

Oct 18

Birding at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park) , Bronx

3:30 p.m.
The fall migration continues with warblers, sparrows, scarlet tanagers, rose-breasted grosbeaks, red-headed woodpeckers, and more visiting Pelham Bay Park. Naturalist and photographer…

Sunday, October 19, 2014

Oct 19

Birding for Families

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Experience the coming of fall in Central Park when it becomes a precious bird habitat and migration hot spot!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 19

Harvest Fest and Pumpkin Patch

at Queens Botanical Garden , Queens

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
There will be music, nature and garden walks, composting demos, food, crafts, and beer.

Best For
Kids

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!

Oct 23

Blooming Naturalists: Introduction to Bird Watching

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
So you think you're a naturalist? Join the Prospect Park Alliance at the Audubon Center in this Introduction to Bird Watching series.
Free!

Oct 23

Animal Encounter at Prospect Park

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

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
The Park is a nature wonderland. Come discover all its joys.
Free!

Friday, October 24, 2014

Oct 24

Blooming Naturalists: Introduction to Bird Watching

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
So you think you're a naturalist? Join the Prospect Park Alliance at the Audubon Center in this Introduction to Bird Watching series.
Free!

Oct 24

Animal Encounter at Prospect Park

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

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
The Park is a nature wonderland. Come discover all its joys.
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!

Oct 25

Falconry Presentation: Skyhunters in Flight

at Wave Hill , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Watch hawks, falcons and owls sharpen their hunting skills during an exciting outdoor flight demonstration with master falconer Brian Bradley of New Paltz, New York. Hear about the…
Free!

Sunday, October 26, 2014

Oct 26

Family Art Project: Hawks Take Flight

at Wave Hill , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Look for migrating hawks soaring, circling and gliding above the Hudson River. Stretch your arms and sail across the grassy lawns. Then fashion a sailing hawk glider or feathery…
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 26

Birding for Families

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Experience the coming of fall in Central Park when it becomes a precious bird habitat and migration hot spot!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Oct 30

Blooming Naturalists: Introduction to Bird Watching

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
So you think you're a naturalist? Join the Prospect Park Alliance at the Audubon Center in this Introduction to Bird Watching series.
Free!

Oct 30

Animal Encounter at Prospect Park

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

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
The Park is a nature wonderland. Come discover all its joys.
Free!

Friday, October 31, 2014

Oct 31

Blooming Naturalists: Introduction to Bird Watching

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
So you think you're a naturalist? Join the Prospect Park Alliance at the Audubon Center in this Introduction to Bird Watching series.
Free!

Oct 31

Animal Encounter at Prospect Park

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

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
The Park is a nature wonderland. Come discover all its joys.
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!

Thursday, November 6, 2014

Nov 6

Blooming Naturalists: Introduction to Bird Watching

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
So you think you're a naturalist? Join the Prospect Park Alliance at the Audubon Center in this Introduction to Bird Watching series.
Free!

Nov 6

Animal Encounter at Prospect Park

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

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
The Park is a nature wonderland. Come discover all its joys.
Free!

Friday, November 7, 2014

Nov 7

Blooming Naturalists: Introduction to Bird Watching

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
So you think you're a naturalist? Join the Prospect Park Alliance at the Audubon Center in this Introduction to Bird Watching series.
Free!

Nov 7

Animal Encounter at Prospect Park

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

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
The Park is a nature wonderland. Come discover all its joys.
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!

Sunday, November 9, 2014

Nov 9

Birding for Families

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Experience the coming of fall in Central Park when it becomes a precious bird habitat and migration hot spot!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Nov 13

Blooming Naturalists: Introduction to Bird Watching

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
So you think you're a naturalist? Join the Prospect Park Alliance at the Audubon Center in this Introduction to Bird Watching series.
Free!

Nov 13

Animal Encounter at Prospect Park

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

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
The Park is a nature wonderland. Come discover all its joys.
Free!

Friday, November 14, 2014

Nov 14

Blooming Naturalists: Introduction to Bird Watching

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
So you think you're a naturalist? Join the Prospect Park Alliance at the Audubon Center in this Introduction to Bird Watching series.
Free!

Nov 14

Animal Encounter at Prospect Park

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

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
The Park is a nature wonderland. Come discover all its joys.
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!

Nov 15

Birding: Raptor Migration

at Gateway Drive and Erskine Street (in Spring Creek Park) , Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.
Our Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife-viewing spots in New York City.
Free!

Must See
Event

Sunday, November 16, 2014

Nov 16

Birding

at Payson Center (in Inwood Hill Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.
Our Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in New York City.
Free!

Nov 16

Birding for Families

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Experience the coming of fall in Central Park when it becomes a precious bird habitat and migration hot spot!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Nov 20

Blooming Naturalists: Introduction to Bird Watching

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
So you think you're a naturalist? Join the Prospect Park Alliance at the Audubon Center in this Introduction to Bird Watching series.
Free!

Nov 20

Animal Encounter at Prospect Park

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

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
The Park is a nature wonderland. Come discover all its joys.
Free!

Friday, November 21, 2014

Nov 21

Blooming Naturalists: Introduction to Bird Watching

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
So you think you're a naturalist? Join the Prospect Park Alliance at the Audubon Center in this Introduction to Bird Watching series.
Free!

Nov 21

Animal Encounter at Prospect Park

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

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
The Park is a nature wonderland. Come discover all its joys.
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!

Nov 22

Ranger's Choice: Green-Wood Cemetery Bird Walk and History Tour

at Green-wood Cemetery

11:00 a.m.
Learn about the famous New Yorkers buried here, as well as the diverse bird population that thrives in the rolling acres that surround the graves, tombs, and mausoleums of this place.
Free!

Sunday, November 23, 2014

Nov 23

Birding for Families

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Experience the coming of fall in Central Park when it becomes a precious bird habitat and migration hot spot!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Nov 23

Birding: Owls

at Orchard Beach Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.
Our Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in New York City.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, November 27, 2014

Nov 27

Blooming Naturalists: Introduction to Bird Watching

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
So you think you're a naturalist? Join the Prospect Park Alliance at the Audubon Center in this Introduction to Bird Watching series.
Free!

Nov 27

Animal Encounter at Prospect Park

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

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
The Park is a nature wonderland. Come discover all its joys.
Free!

Friday, November 28, 2014

Nov 28

Blooming Naturalists: Introduction to Bird Watching

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
So you think you're a naturalist? Join the Prospect Park Alliance at the Audubon Center in this Introduction to Bird Watching series.
Free!

Nov 28

Animal Encounter at Prospect Park

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

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
The Park is a nature wonderland. Come discover all its joys.
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!

Nov 29

Birding: Waterfowl

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

10:00 a.m.
Our Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in New York City.
Free!

Sunday, November 30, 2014

Nov 30

Birding for Families

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Experience the coming of fall in Central Park when it becomes a precious bird habitat and migration hot spot!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Nov 30

Nocturnal Wildlife

at West 100 Street and Central Park West (in Central Park) , Manhattan

5:00 p.m.
Our Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in New York City.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, December 6, 2014

Dec 6

Birding: Owls

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

5:00 p.m.
Our Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in New York City.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, December 7, 2014

Dec 7

Birding for Families

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Experience the coming of fall in Central Park when it becomes a precious bird habitat and migration hot spot!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, December 13, 2014

Dec 13

Winter Wildlife Viewing

at Albert H. Mauro Playground (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.
This time of year is perfect to spot migrating birds and waterfowl which will call our parks home for the winter.
Free!

Best For
Kids
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!

Must See
Event

Sunday, December 14, 2014

Dec 14

Birding

at Ridgewood Reservoir , Queens  This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.
Our Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in New York City.
Free!

Best For
Kids

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