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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 337 events
from August 18, 2012 (x) to February 26, 2017
in Birding (x) category

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!

Saturday, January 9, 2016

Jan 9

Birding: Eagles

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

9:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. Our Rangers will guide you to the best eagle-viewing spots at Inwood Hill Park. All skill levels welcome.
Category: Birding, Nature, Tours
Free!

Must See
Event

Sunday, January 10, 2016

Jan10

Winter Birding

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
The Hudson River valley hosts an impressive diversity of bird species, even during the winter months. Explore Wave Hill’s tranquil gardens and woodlands with naturalistGabriel…
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Tours, Seniors

Saturday, January 23, 2016

Jan23

CANCELLED: Birding: Super Winter Bird Walk

at Grand Army Plaza Arch (in Grand Army Plaza), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Our Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle. Birding programs are appropriate for all skill levels and beginners are welcome.
Category: Birding, Nature, Tours
Free!

Must See
Event

Sunday, January 24, 2016

Jan24

CANCELLED: Birding: Winter Waterfowl

at Forest Avenue and Silver Lake Park Road (in Silver Lake Park), Staten Island

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Our Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle. Birding programs are appropriate for all skill levels and beginners are welcome.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Must See
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