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

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from October 16, 2021 (x) to February 26, 2022

Saturday, January 22, 2022

Jan22

Birding: Winter Waterfowl

at Baisley Blvd. & 157th Street (in Baisley Pond Park)Queens

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Birding programs are appropriate for all skill levels and beginners are welcome. Please bring your own binoculars.
Free!

Jan22

Birding: Winter Birds

at Parking Lot (in Clove Lakes Park)Staten Island

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Join us on this Ranger led walk along the trails identifying various woodland birds and winter waterfowl.
Free!

Sunday, January 23, 2022

Jan23

Birding: Winter Waterfowl

at 43rd Street and 1st Avenue (in Bush Terminal Park)Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Birding programs are appropriate for all skill levels and beginners are welcome. Please bring your own binoculars.
Free!

Saturday, January 29, 2022

Jan29

Birding: Winter Waterfowl

at West 90th Street and Central Park West

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Birding programs are appropriate for all skill levels and beginners are welcome. Please bring your own binoculars.
Free!

Jan29

Winter Bird Walk

at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan 
This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Randall's Island Park Alliance for a guided tour to look for and learn about the approximately 50+ species of birds that migrate to the park during the winter.
Free!

Sunday, January 30, 2022

Jan30

Birding: Bald Eagle Watch

at Payson Park House (in Inwood Hill Park)Manhattan

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
December is a spectacular time for observing bald eagles in New York City parks. See if you can spot any on this adventure with our Urban Park Rangers. Bring your own binoculars.
Free!

Saturday, February 5, 2022

Feb 5

Birding: Winter Waterfowl

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. Please bring your own binoculars.
Free!

Sunday, February 13, 2022

Feb13

Birding: Winter Birds

at East 88th Street and Seaview Avenue (in Canarsie Park)Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best viewing spots in New York City to see migratory winter birds.
Free!

Feb13

Birding: Birds of Crotona

at Crotona Nature Center (in Crotona Park)Bronx 
This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers on a birding adventure around Crotona Park to look for local songbirds, waterfowl and birds of prey!
Free!

Saturday, February 19, 2022

Feb19

Birding: Bald Eagle Watch

at Payson Park House (in Inwood Hill Park)Manhattan

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Winter is a spectacular time for observing bald eagles in New York City parks. See if you can spot any on this adventure with our Urban Park Rangers. Bring your own binoculars.
Free!

Sunday, February 20, 2022

Feb20

Birding: Winter Birds

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best viewing spots in New York City to see migratory winter birds.
Free!

Saturday, February 26, 2022

Feb26

Birding: Hawk Watch

at Saint Marks Place and Avenue A (in Tompkins Square Park)Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:00 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.
Free!

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