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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 340 events
from July 28, 2012 (x) to February 26, 2017
in Birding (x) category

Saturday, December 19, 2015

Dec19

Birding: Winter 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 in the urban jungle.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Must See
Event
Dec19

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, December 20, 2015

Dec20

Christmas Bird Count Central Park

at South Pump Station (85th Street & 5th Avenue) (in Central Park), Manhattan

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

Must See
Event
Dec20

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 in the urban jungle. We offer birding programs throughout the year.
Category: Birding, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, December 26, 2015

Dec26

Family Art Project: Winter Birdy Marionettes

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Have you seen any downy woodpeckers, chickadees or eastern towhees lately? See which of these black and white winter birds can be spotted setting up house at Wave Hill this winter.…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Birding, Nature
Free!

Dec26

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!

Dec26

Christmas and New Year's Holiday

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

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance for educational programming to ring in the new year.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Birding, Nature, Games, History, Best for Kids, Winter Holidays
Free!

Must See
Event
Dec26

Birding: Jamaica Bay

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle. We offer birding programs throughout the year.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Must See
Event

Sunday, December 27, 2015

Dec27

Birding: Owls

at Orchard Beach Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Winter is the best time of year to spot owls roosting in New York City's parks. Our Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle.
Category: Birding, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, December 30, 2015

Dec30

Midweek Bird and Natural History Walk

at Martling Avenue Bridge (in Clove Lakes Park), Staten Island

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Finish of the year searching for wintering waterfowl, raptors, and songbirds in one of Staten Island’s most popular parks.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Fitness, Tours, Hiking
Free!

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