NYC Parks Special Events copyright (c) 2016 NYC Department of Parks and Recreation http://nyc.gov/parks/events NYC Department of Parks and Recreation en-us Tue, 09 Feb 2016 13:55:27 GMT <![CDATA[Birding: Winter Birds]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/02/13/birding-winter-birds http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/02/13/birding-winter-birds Date: February 13, 2016

New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. Our Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle. We offer birding programs throughout the year; bring your own binoculars or ask a Ranger to borrow a pair. Birding programs are appropriate for all skill levels and beginners are welcome. This program will focus on the different bird species which spend their winters in our beautiful Parks.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: 718-352-1769

Location: Ridgewood Reservoir

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<![CDATA[Great Backyard Bird Count]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/02/13/great-backyard-bird-count http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/02/13/great-backyard-bird-count Date: February 13, 2016

Join QBG for the 19th annual bird counting event. Our results will be added to those submitted from around the world to the Audubon Society. Meet at the Visitor & Administration Building lobby. Registration is required at qbgbirdcount.eventbrite.com

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: 718-886-3800

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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<![CDATA[Winter Birding at Wave Hill]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/02/14/winter-birding http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/02/14/winter-birding Date: February 14, 2016

The Hudson River valley hosts an impressive diversity of bird species, even during the winter months. Explore Wave Hill’s tranquil gardens and woodlands with naturalist Gabriel Willow to observe birds in their winter habitats.

Ages 10 and older are welcome with an adult. Severe weather cancels. For weather-related updates call (718) 549-3200 x245 by 8:00 a.m. the day of the walk.

Free with admission to the grounds. (NYC Audubon Members enjoy two-for-one admission.)

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 10:30 am

Contact phone: (718) 549-3200

Location: Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2016-02-14 2016-02-14 9:30 am 10:30 am 40.89910125732422000, -73.91190338134766000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/56aa5ee3b0e25.jpg Mon, 01 Feb 2016 17:00:02 EST
<![CDATA[Kids Week Bronx: Birding]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/02/18/kids-week-bronx-birding http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/02/18/kids-week-bronx-birding Date: February 18, 2016

The kids are out of school, now get them out of the house. Head to the park and join the Urban Park Rangers' free “Kids Week” programs. Immerse your kids, and yourself, in the natural world. All are welcome, but programs are geared for ages 12 and under.

Did you know cardinals live year round in New York City? Grab a pair of binoculars, or ask to borrow a pair, as we go in search of our feathered neighbors.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 319-7258

Location: Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park)

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2016-02-18 2016-02-18 1:00 pm 2:30 pm 40.89110183715800000, -73.89399719238300000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/56a9037076155.JPG Wed, 27 Jan 2016 13:00:02 EST
<![CDATA[Kids Week Manhattan: Birding]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/02/18/kids-week-manhattan-birding http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/02/18/kids-week-manhattan-birding Date: February 18, 2016

The kids are out of school, now get them out of the house. Head to the park and join the Urban Park Rangers' free “Kids Week” programs. Immerse your kids, and yourself, in the natural world. All are welcome, but programs are geared for ages 12 and under.

Did you know cardinals live year round in New York City, and many bald eagles visit in the winter? Grab a pair of binoculars, or ask to borrow a pair, as we go in search of our feathered neighbors.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 628-2345

Location: Payson Center (in Inwood Hill Park)

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2016-02-18 2016-02-18 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.86719894409180000, -73.92890167236328000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/56a906b609d7e.JPG Wed, 27 Jan 2016 14:00:02 EST
<![CDATA[Birding: Eagles]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/02/20/birding-eagles http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/02/20/birding-eagles Date: February 20, 2016

New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. Our Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle. We offer birding programs throughout the year. Birding programs are appropriate for all skill levels and beginners are welcome. This program will focus on eagles. Dress appropriately for the weather, this program will include making observations along the shorelines of the Hudson River.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:30 am

Contact phone: 212-628-2345

Location: Payson Center (in Inwood Hill Park)

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2016-02-20 2016-02-20 9:00 am 10:30 am 40.86719894409180000, -73.92890167236328000 Wed, 09 Dec 2015 13:00:02 EST
<![CDATA[Owl Prowl]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/02/21/owl-prowl http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/02/21/owl-prowl Date: February 21, 2016

Great Horned, saw-whet, long-eared, and barred owls can often be found near the mansion this time of year. Join Jack Rothman of City Island Birds to search the grounds for owls and other winter species, including winter woodland birds and waterfowl.

Be prepared for winter weather; wear sturdy waterproof shoes. Registration is requested; please call (718) 885-1461 or email info@bpmm.org.

Start time: 8:30 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 885-1461

Location: Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park)

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X039 Pelham Bay Park 2016-02-21 2016-02-21 8:30 am 10:00 am 40.87186431884765600, -73.80553436279297000 Thu, 04 Feb 2016 16:00:02 EST
<![CDATA[Birding: Owls]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/02/28/birding-owls http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/02/28/birding-owls Date: February 28, 2016

New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. Our Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle. We offer birding programs throughout the year; bring your own binoculars or ask a Ranger to borrow a pair. Birding programs are appropriate for all skill levels and beginners are welcome. This program will focus on Owls and highlight their unique adaptations and behavior.

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: 718-352-1769

Location: Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park)

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<![CDATA[Birding: Winter Birds]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/05/birding-winter-birds http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2016/03/05/birding-winter-birds Date: March 5, 2016

New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. Our Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle. We offer birding programs throughout the year; bring your own binoculars or ask a Ranger to borrow a pair. Birding programs are appropriate for all skill levels and beginners are welcome. This program will focus on the different species of birds which have overwintered in NYC Parks.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: 718-967-3542

Location: Park Drive and Clove Road (in Clove Lakes Park)

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R005 Clove Lakes Park 2016-03-05 2016-03-05 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.61902618408203000, -74.10613250732422000 Wed, 09 Dec 2015 16:00:02 EST