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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 428 events
from May 26, 2012 (x) to September 24, 2016
in Birding (x) category

Saturday, July 4, 2015

Jul 4

Bird Walks at Van Cortlandt Park

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

8:00 a.m.9:30 a.m.
Participants will look for various species of residents and migrants and discuss a wide range of avian topics.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature
Free!

Jul 4

Introduction to Bird Watching

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Look! Up in the sky, it’s a bird! But what kind of bird is it? Join the Prospect Park Alliance to learn about the magnificent array of birds that call Prospect Park home.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Sunday, July 5, 2015

Jul 5

Early Morning Birdwalk: Taking Wing

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
This is the time of year when young birds outnumber adult birds. Join us in search of fledglings as they test their wings!
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Must See
Event
Jul 5

Plover Day

at Beach 59th St & Boardwalk (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk), Queens

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Discover one of New York City's endangered species: The Piping Plover! Partake in family-friendly games, crafts, and educational activities to raise awareness of this amazing shorebird.
Category: Birding, Nature, Festivals, Best for Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, July 11, 2015

Jul 11

Bird Walks at Van Cortlandt Park

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

8:00 a.m.9:30 a.m.
The history of birding and Van Cortlandt Park are inseparable. Influential birders such as Roger Tory Peterson got their starts on Van Cortlandt’s ecologically diverse grounds.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature
Free!

Jul 11

Introduction to Bird Watching

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Look! Up in the sky, it’s a bird! But what kind of bird is it? Join the Prospect Park Alliance to learn about the magnificent array of birds that call Prospect Park home.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Sunday, July 12, 2015

Jul 12

Summer Birding

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Observe the plants, insects, and habitats that make Wave Hill an appealing destination for such a wide variety of birds. Birders of all levels are welcome!
Category: Birding, Nature, Talks
Free!

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Jul 14

Wetlands Tour

at Northeast corner of the Little Hell Gate Salt Marsh (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Participants can enjoy viewing beautiful wildflowers, birds, and other native wildlife while learning about some of the fascinating history that has shaped the natural areas on the Island.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Tours, Waterfront, Seniors
Free!

Saturday, July 18, 2015

Jul 18

Bird Walks at Van Cortlandt Park

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

8:00 a.m.9:30 a.m.
The history of birding and Van Cortlandt Park are inseparable. Influential birders such as Roger Tory Peterson got their starts on Van Cortlandt’s ecologically diverse grounds.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature
Free!

Jul 18

White Island Birding Excursion by Canoe (Advanced)

at Burnett Street and Avenue U (in Marine Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Explore the water of Gerritsen Creek and paddle by this special island where only wildflowers and wild birds reside.
Category: Birding, Nature, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

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