Birding

A hawk on a branch stares off into the distance

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! Visit our Birding at NYC Parks page for a list of some of the best places to go birding in New York City. 

Birding Events

Sunday, March 7, 2021

Mar 7

Birding: Winter Waterfowl

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Discover the amazing variety of birds that winter here in NYC. Birding programs are appropriate for all skill levels and beginners are welcome.
Free!

Sunday, March 14, 2021

Mar14

Nature Craft with Angel - Make Your Own Bird Feeder Ornaments

at Virtual/Online Workshop

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Join Environmental Educator Angel Ehlers on this hands-on virtual journey, as she takes you through the easy process of making your own bird feeder from a few simple materials and ingredients.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Mar14

Birding: Raptor Watch

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. Our Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle. Appropriate for all skill levels.
Free!

Sunday, March 21, 2021

Mar21

Birding: Spring Migrants

at Rose Avenue and Oak Avenue (in Kissena Park)Queens

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Birding programs are appropriate for all skill levels and beginners are welcome. On this program, we search for birds that have gotten an early start on the Spring migration season.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Mar21

Birding: Gulls and Shorebirds

at Sand Lane and Father Capadanno Boulevard (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach)Staten Island

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. Our Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots. Registration is required.
Free!

Saturday, March 27, 2021

Mar27

Birding: Spring Migrants

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Birding programs are appropriate for all skill levels and beginners are welcome. On this program, we search for birds that have gotten an early start on the Spring migration season.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, March 28, 2021

Mar28

Birding: Birding 101

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Birding programs are appropriate for all skill levels and beginners are welcome. On this program, learn the very basics of bird watching as a hobby.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Related Information

Urban Park Rangers
Watchable Wildlife

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