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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 September 16, 2017 (x) to September 17, 2017 (x)
in Birding (x) category

Saturday, September 16, 2017

Sep16

Bird Walks

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

8:00 a.m.9:30 a.m.
Join NYC Audubon on birding walks through Van Cortlandt Park to discover wildlife happenings in the park.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Tours, Wildlife
Free!

Sep16

Greenbelt on the Go: Southbound Migration at Conference House Park

at Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
We will be looking for migrating warblers, Philadelphia vireos, indigo buntings, and many more in the woods, fields, and beaches of Conference House Park.
Category: Birding, Wildlife
Free!

Sep16

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, Tours, Wildlife

Best For
Kids
Sep16

Cabrini Woods Migration Walk

at Cabrini Woods (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Join an expert naturalist, to learn about birds that visit Fort Tryon, and why they stop here on their way back from breeding grounds.
Category: Birding, Nature, Wildlife
Free!

Sep16

Discovery Walks for Families: Beginning Birders - 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.
Why do birds flock to Central Park every spring and fall? We’ll find out as we explore Central Park’s woodlands.
Category: Birding, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep16

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.
Join Prospect Park Alliance for a bird-watching walk and learn about Prospect Park's magnificent array of birds and how to identify them!
Category: Birding, Nature, Wildlife
Free!

Sep16

Raptor Fest

at Stadium Ball Fields (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
This event is a great way for kids to learn about birds of prey, while getting up close and personal with them. There will be birds on display, including falcons, hawks, and owls.
Category: Birding, Nature, Festivals, Best for Kids, Wildlife
Free!

Must See
Event

Sunday, September 17, 2017

Sep17

Discovery Walks for Families: Beginning Birders - Hallett Nature Sanctuary

at Chess & Checkers House (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Why do birds flock to Central Park every spring and fall? We’ll find out as we explore Central Park’s woodlands, and learn the basics of bird identification.
Category: Birding, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids

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