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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 January 22, 2017 to February 26, 2017
in Birding (x) category

Saturday, February 4, 2017

Feb 4

Winter Waterfowl

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
This program will focus on the different species of waterfowl that reside in our parks during the colder winter months.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Sunday, February 12, 2017

Feb12

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, Talks
Free!

Saturday, February 18, 2017

Feb18

Birding: Eagles

at Payson Center (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best viewing spots in Inwood Hill Park.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Must See
Event
Feb18

Great Backyard Bird Count

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join Queens Botanical Garden for the 20th annual Great Backyard Bird Count.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Must See
Event

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Feb22

Kids Week Bronx: Birds of Prey

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
The Urban Park Rangers will show you a fantastic example of an active red-tail nest and discuss the life cycles and habits of these spectacular urban predators.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Feb23

Kids Week Brooklyn: Birds of Prey

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers for an afternoon and learn about eagles, hawks, and owls, and the important role they play in nature.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb23

Kids Week Manhattan: Eagles and Winter Birds

at Payson Center (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Winter is a spectacular season for observing Bald Eagles in New York City parks. See if you can spot any on this adventure with our Urban Park Rangers.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, February 24, 2017

Feb24

Kids Week Manhattan: Owl Pellets and Animal Tracking

at Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers for a walk while looking for signs of owls and other winter animals.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week, Hiking
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, February 26, 2017

Feb26

Birding: Owls

at Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Urban Park Rangers will take you out and guide you on your quest to spot winter owls.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature
Free!

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