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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 8 events
from May 13, 2017 (x) to May 14, 2017 (x)
in Birding (x) category

Saturday, May 13, 2017

May13

Bird Walks

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

8:00 a.m.9:30 a.m.
Head to the park to join bird walks led by experts from the NYC Audubon! Bird walks focus on wildlife happenings in the park.
Category: Birding, Wildlife
Free!

May13

Birding: Spring Migration

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

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

May13

Bird Walks with New York City Audubon

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Spot and identify creatures of flight and learn how Queens Botanical Garden provides important resources for birds—like water, shelter, and insects to eat.
Category: Birding, Nature, Best for Kids, Wildlife

Best For
Kids
May13

Birding: Ridgewood Reservoir

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

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, Wildlife
Free!

Must See
Event
May13

Cancelled: Central Park Family Discovery Day

at East Pinetum (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Due to recent weather forecasts of heavy rain and high winds, the Central Park Conservancy's Family Discovery Day scheduled to take place tomorrow, May 13 has been cancelled. The event will not be rescheduled.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Birding, Education, Nature, Festivals, Games, Best for Kids, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids
May13

Art Exhibition: Flora/Fauna/Feathers of Richmond County

at H.H. Biddle House (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Flora/Fauna/Feathers of Richmond County sponsored by Protectors of Pine Oak Woods, Staten Island’s land conservation organization. Come view original artwork celebrating nature…
Category: Birding, Nature, Art, Wildlife
Free!

May13

Meet Birds of Prey

at Beach 87th Street Playground (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk), Queens

4:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
This is an exciting chance to meet live hawks, owls, and falcons. Learn about the many adaptations that make these animals some of the most skilled hunters on the planet.
Category: Birding, Nature, Wildlife
Free!

Sunday, May 14, 2017

May14

Spring Birding

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Explore the gardens and woodlands with naturalist Gabriel Willow on a quest to spot some of our favorite feathered friends as they return to the Hudson Highlands.
Category: Birding, Nature, Wildlife

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