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NYC Parks Events Calendar

Get up, get out, and do something! Just about any day of the year, you can find something fun, informative, and healthy to enjoy at an area park. Feel free to browse the listings below, or use the search tools to find an event that matches your interests and location.

Viewing 9 events
from December 7, 2016 to January 15, 2017
in Birding (x) category

Saturday, December 10, 2016

Dec10

Birding: Owls

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

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Sunday, December 11, 2016

Dec11

Winter Birding

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Explore Wave Hill’s tranquil gardens and woodlands with naturalist Gabriel Willow to observe birds in their winter habitats.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Saturday, December 17, 2016

Dec17

Birding: Waterfowl

at Baisley Pond Park Parking Lot (in Baisley Pond Park), Queens

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Sunday, December 18, 2016

Dec18

Christmas Bird Count: Central Park

at Central Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join NYC Audubon, Urban Park Rangers, and the Central Park Conservancy as we count birds in every section of the park.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

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Dec18

Birding: Waterfowl

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

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Saturday, December 24, 2016

Dec24

Birding Jamaica Bay

at Bay 32nd Street and Beach Channel Drive (in Bayswater Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Birding programs are appropriate for all skill levels and beginners are welcome.
Category: Birding, Nature, Waterfront
Free!

Saturday, December 31, 2016

Dec31

Ranger's Choice: Birding Van Tour - Owls

at Pelham Bay Park, Bronx

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Winter is the best time of year to spot owls as the leaves are gone, making it harder for them to hide. The days are also shorter, which is perfect for our nocturnal residents
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Sunday, January 8, 2017

Jan 8

Winter Birding

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Explore Wave Hill’s tranquil gardens and woodlands with naturalist Gabriel Willow to observe birds in their winter habitats.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Sunday, January 15, 2017

Jan15

Birding: Winter Birds

at Highland Park Entrance, Queens

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
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.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

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