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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 1–10 out of 39 events
from April 27, 2017 to June 4, 2017
in Birding (x) category

Saturday, April 29, 2017

Apr29

Bird-Watching Walk

at Forest Park Visitor Center (in Forest Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Start your day with an early morning bird watching walk led by Jean Loscalzo of the Queens County Bird Club. Binoculars recommended.
Category: Birding, Nature, Wildlife
Free!

Apr29

Fort Tryon Kids Workshop: Birds of Cabrini Woods

at Cabrini Woods (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
We will enjoy a unique tree canopy-level view of the woods and learn fun facts about migrating birds through art, acting, and other hands-on activities.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Birding, Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr29

Bird Walks with New York City Audubon

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Spot and identify creatures of flight and learn how Queens Botanical Garden provides important resources for birds—like water, shelter, and insects to eat.
Category: Birding, Nature, Best for Kids, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, April 30, 2017

Apr30

Birds of High Rock Park

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

9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Join Seth Wollney for a walk around High Rock Park in search of spring migrants including warblers, thrushes, vireos, and more!
Category: Birding, Nature, Hiking, Wildlife
Free!

Apr30

Birding: Ospreys

at Fort Totten Front Gate (in Fort Totten Park), Queens

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

Monday, May 1, 2017

May 1

Bryant Park Spring Birding Tours

at Andrew Heiskell Plaza (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Discover the surprising diversity of birds that call Bryant Park home during migratory season with guided tours.
Category: Birding, Wildlife
Free!

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

May 3

NYC Compost Project: Turn and Learn

at Compost Demonstration Site (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Learn sustainable landscape management practices and help us make compost.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Thursday, May 4, 2017

May 4

Bryant Park Spring Birding Tours

at Andrew Heiskell Plaza (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Discover the surprising diversity of birds that call Bryant Park home during migratory season with guided tours
Category: Birding, Wildlife
Free!

Saturday, May 6, 2017

May 6

Early Morning Bird Walk

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

8:30 a.m.9:30 a.m.
Join naturalist Gabriel Willow on a special early-morning walk to spot the amazing diversity of birds in the gardens and woodlands, as well as in the skies above, before the gates open.
Category: Birding, Nature, Wildlife
Free!

May 6

Discovery Walks for Families: Beginning Birders

at Chess & Checkers House (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Bring your family for a guided walk and discover why Central Park is a sanctuary for plants, animals, and humans alike.
Category: Birding, Nature, Tours, Wildlife
Free!

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