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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 11–20 out of 50 events
from April 20, 2018 to October 27, 2018
in Birding (x) category

Monday, April 30, 2018

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Bryant Park Spring Birding Tours

at Heiskell Plaza (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

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, Nature, Wildlife
Free!

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

May 1

Spring Migration Bird Walk at The Battery with NYC Audubon

at Netherland Monument (in The Battery), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Explore the diversity of migrating birds that find food and habitat in The Battery with the help of an educator from NYC Audubon.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Tours, Wildlife
Free!

Thursday, May 3, 2018

May 3

Bryant Park Spring Birding Tours

at Heiskell Plaza (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

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

Saturday, May 5, 2018

May 5

Excursion: Birding up the Hudson

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Join Gabriel Willow for bird-watching and scenic hiking along the Hudson River near Bear Mountain, one of the most majestic spots in the Hudson Valley.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Waterfront, Hiking, Wildlife

May 5

Ridgewood Reservoir Community Tour

at Vermont Place Parking Lot (in Highland Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
The Ridgewood Reservoir in Highland Park is a 50+ acre natural oasis on the border of Brooklyn and Queens. Join us to explore this incredible natural resource in the heart of NYC.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors
Free!

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Sunday, May 6, 2018

May 6

Bird Watching at Strack Pond

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, Education, Nature, Tours, Wildlife
Free!

May 6

Central Park Birding Basics: The North Woods

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Central Park welcomes more than 270 bird species each year. Learn the basics of bird identification while exploring the North Woods, the largest woodland landscape in the Park.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, History, Tours, Wildlife
Free!

May 6

Ridgewood Reservoir Community Tours

at Ridgewood Reservoir, Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join us to explore this incredible natural resource in the heart of NYC.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Birding, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors, Wildlife
Free!

May 6

Animal of the Month Club: Great Blue Heron Canoe Adventure

at Martling Avenue and Brooks Pond Place (in Clove Lakes Park), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
On this program, enjoy a paddle in Clove Lakes Park and view the incredible Great Blue Heron and other birds of this habitat. Ages 8+.
Category: Birding, Nature, Kayaking and Canoeing, Wildlife
Free!

May 6

Ridgewood Reservoir Community Tours

at Ridgewood Reservoir, Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join us to explore this incredible natural resource in the heart of NYC.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Birding, Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors, Wildlife
Free!

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