NYC Parks Special Events copyright (c) 2017 NYC Department of Parks and Recreation http://nyc.gov/parks/events NYC Department of Parks and Recreation en-us Mon, 11 Dec 2017 11:38:56 GMT <![CDATA[Winter Bird Walk at The Battery with NYC Audubon]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/12/12/winter-bird-walk-at-the-battery-with-nyc-audubon http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/12/12/winter-bird-walk-at-the-battery-with-nyc-audubon Date: December 12, 2017

Join us for Bird Walks in The Battery with NYC Audubon! Explore the diverse wintering birds that find food and habitat on The Battery's waterfront, such as ducks, geese, loons, grebes, and gulls. We might even spot a seal!

The walk will be led by Gabriel Willow, an educator from NYC Audubon. Gabriel is an experienced birder and naturalist, and is well-versed in the ecology and history of New York City. He has been leading walks for NYC Audubon for more than ten years, guiding new and experienced birders in all five boroughs and beyond.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 9:00 am

Contact phone: (212) 344-3491

Location: Netherland Monument (in The Battery)

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M005 The Battery 2017-12-12 2017-12-12 8:00 am 9:00 am 40.70438802777900000, -74.01459473509600000 Mon, 27 Nov 2017 11:14:47 EST
<![CDATA[Nature Walk: Birds and the Winter Garden]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/12/16/nature-walk-birds-and-the-winter-garden http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/12/16/nature-walk-birds-and-the-winter-garden Date: December 16, 2017

Local birds face many challenges during the chilly months, and benefit from thoughtfully planned, bird-friendly plantings. Naturalist Gabriel Willow and Senior Horticultural Interpreter Charles Day lead a brisk walk to see birds and bird habitats in the garden. Along the way, hear about fascinating adaptations that help birds survive the cold. This nature walk takes place again at 2:00 p.m.

Free, and admission to the grounds is free until noon.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2017-12-16 2017-12-16 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.89759826660156000, -73.91130065917969000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a09fabf128b9.jpg Fri, 24 Nov 2017 09:44:52 EST
<![CDATA[Birding: Waterfowl]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/12/16/birding-waterfowl http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/12/16/birding-waterfowl Date: December 16, 2017

New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. Our Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle. We offer birding programs throughout the year and our Exploration Series focuses on unique wildlife viewing opportunities during particular seasons.

Birding programs are appropriate for al skill levels and beginners are welcome. To enhance your experience we encourage you to bring binoculars and field guides, or ask a Ranger to borrow a pair.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 352-1769

Location: 155th Street and Baisley Boulevard (in Baisley Pond Park)

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Q005 Baisley Pond Park 2017-12-16 2017-12-16 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.67480620636400000, -73.78448826074600000 Fri, 17 Nov 2017 14:44:53 EST
<![CDATA[Nature Walk: Birds and the Winter Garden]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/12/16/nature-walk-birds-and-the-winter-garden1 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/12/16/nature-walk-birds-and-the-winter-garden1 Date: December 16, 2017

Local birds face many challenges during the chilly months, and benefit from thoughtfully planned, bird-friendly plantings. Naturalist Gabriel Willow and Senior Horticultural Interpreter Charles Day lead a brisk walk to see birds and bird habitats in the garden. Along the way, hear about fascinating adaptations that help birds survive the cold.

Free with admission to the grounds.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill)

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X209 Wave Hill 2017-12-16 2017-12-16 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.89759826660156000, -73.91130065917969000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a09fabf128b9.jpg Fri, 24 Nov 2017 09:59:48 EST
<![CDATA[Central Park Christmas Bird Count]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/12/17/central-park-christmas-bird-count http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/12/17/central-park-christmas-bird-count Date: December 17, 2017

This annual event began in 1900 as a conservation effort to protect wild birds. To this day, it continues throughout the country each year.

Join NYC Audubon, Urban Park Rangers, and the Central Park Conservancy as we count birds in every section of Central Park.

Please note: Pre-registration is encouraged to attend the Central Park event. To register, please email christmasbirdcount@nycaudubon.org. Visit nycaudubon.org to learn about the Christmas Bird Count in Central Park, and to learn about additional bird counts scheduled throughout NYC.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 691-7483

Location: Central Park

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M010 Central Park 2017-12-17 2017-12-17 8:00 am 12:00 pm 40.77959823608398400, -73.96939849853516000 Wed, 22 Nov 2017 16:44:58 EST
<![CDATA[Birding: Waterfowl]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/12/17/birdingwaterfowl http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/12/17/birdingwaterfowl Date: December 17, 2017

New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. Our Urban Park 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.

To enhance your experience we encourage you to bring binoculars and field guides, or ask a Ranger to borrow a pair.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: (718) 421-2021

Location: Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park)

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B057 Marine Park 2017-12-17 2017-12-17 10:00 am 11:30 am 40.60411903908000000, -73.93051835582000000 Fri, 17 Nov 2017 14:44:53 EST
<![CDATA[Ranger's Choice: Birding Van Tour: Owls]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/12/23/rangers-choice-birding-van-tour-owls http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/12/23/rangers-choice-birding-van-tour-owls Date: December 23, 2017

New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. Our Urban Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle. We offer birding programs throught the year; our Exploration Series focuses on unique wildlife viewing opportunities during particular seasons.

Winter is the best time of year to spot owls as the leaves are gone, making it harder for them to hide, and the days are shorter, which is perfect for our nocturnal residents.

Please note: Registration is required for this program. To register, visit the Urban Park Rangers events registration page. Registration opens on December 13.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 319-7258

Location: Pelham Bay Park

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X039 Pelham Bay Park 2017-12-23 2017-12-23 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.85860061645508000, -73.80269622802734000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a0f3c7d3041d.jpg Fri, 17 Nov 2017 14:59:54 EST
<![CDATA[Birding Jamaica Bay]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/12/23/birding-jamaica-bay http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/12/23/birding-jamaica-bay Date: December 23, 2017

New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. Our Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle. We offer birding programs throughout the year. Birding programs are appropriate for all skill levels and beginners are welcome.

To enhance your experience we encourage you to bring binoculars and field guides, or ask a Ranger to borrow a pair.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 352-1769

Location: Bay 32nd Street and Beach Channel Drive (in Bayswater Park)

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Q007 Bayswater Park 2017-12-23 2017-12-23 1:00 pm 2:30 pm 40.59870147705078000, -73.76619720458984000 Mon, 27 Nov 2017 15:45:01 EST
<![CDATA[Nature Exploration Hike]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/12/25/nature-exploration-hike http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/12/25/nature-exploration-hike Date: December 25, 2017

New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. Our Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle. Our Wildlife Viewing program focuses on unique wildlife viewing opportunities during particular seasons.

To enhance your experience we encourage you to bring binoculars and field guides, or ask a Ranger to borrow a pair.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 319-7258

Location: Orchard Beach Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park)

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X039 Pelham Bay Park 2017-12-25 2017-12-25 1:00 pm 2:30 pm 40.87039947509765600, -73.78669738769531000 Mon, 27 Nov 2017 15:45:01 EST
<![CDATA[Winter Bird Walk at The Battery with NYC Audubon]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/01/09/winter-bird-walk-at-the-battery-with-nyc-audubon http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/01/09/winter-bird-walk-at-the-battery-with-nyc-audubon Date: January 9, 2018

Join us for Bird Walks in The Battery with NYC Audubon! Explore the diverse wintering birds that find food and habitat on The Battery's waterfront, such as ducks, geese, loons, grebes, and gulls. We might even spot a seal!

The walk will be led by Gabriel Willow, an educator from NYC Audubon. Gabriel is an experienced birder and naturalist, and is well-versed in the ecology and history of New York City. He has been leading walks for NYC Audubon for more than ten years, guiding new and experienced birders in all five boroughs and beyond.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 9:00 am

Contact phone: (212) 344-3491

Location: Netherland Monument (in The Battery)

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M005 The Battery 2018-01-09 2018-01-09 8:00 am 9:00 am 40.70438802777900000, -74.01459473509600000 Mon, 27 Nov 2017 11:14:47 EST
<![CDATA[Birding: Owls]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/01/14/birding-owls http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/01/14/birding-owls Date: January 14, 2018

New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. Our Urban Park 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.

Please note: Participants are chosen by lottery. To register for the lottery, please visit our Urban Park Rangers Program Registration page. Registration begins on Wednesday, January 3.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: (718) 352-1769

Location: Alley Pond Park

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Q001 Alley Pond Park 2018-01-14 2018-01-14 10:00 am 11:30 am 40.74409866333008000, -73.74420166015625000 Fri, 01 Dec 2017 10:14:52 EST
<![CDATA[Winter Bird Walk at The Battery with NYC Audubon]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/01/16/winter-bird-walk-at-the-battery-with-nyc-audubon http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/01/16/winter-bird-walk-at-the-battery-with-nyc-audubon Date: January 16, 2018

Join us for Bird Walks in The Battery with NYC Audubon! Explore the diverse wintering birds that find food and habitat on The Battery's waterfront, such as ducks, geese, loons, grebes, and gulls. We might even spot a seal!

The walk will be led by Gabriel Willow, an educator from NYC Audubon. Gabriel is an experienced birder and naturalist, and is well-versed in the ecology and history of New York City. He has been leading walks for NYC Audubon for more than ten years, guiding new and experienced birders in all five boroughs and beyond.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 9:00 am

Contact phone: (212) 344-3491

Location: Netherland Monument (in The Battery)

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M005 The Battery 2018-01-16 2018-01-16 8:00 am 9:00 am 40.70438802777900000, -74.01459473509600000 Mon, 27 Nov 2017 11:14:47 EST
<![CDATA[The New York City Naturalist Club: Eagle Watch]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/01/20/the-new-york-city-naturalist-club-eagle-watch http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/01/20/the-new-york-city-naturalist-club-eagle-watch Date: January 20, 2018

New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. Our Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle. We offer birding programs throughout the year focusing on unique wildlife viewing opportunities during particular seasons.

Birding programs are appropriate for all skill levels and beginners are welcome.

To enhance your experience we encourage you to bring binoculars and field guides, or ask a Ranger to borrow a pair.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:30 am

Contact phone: (212) 304-2277

Location: Payson Center (in Inwood Hill Park)

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2018-01-20 2018-01-20 9:00 am 10:30 am 40.86719894409180000, -73.92890167236328000 Fri, 01 Dec 2017 11:00:00 EST
<![CDATA[Birding: Winter Birds]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/01/20/birding-winter-birds http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/01/20/birding-winter-birds Date: January 20, 2018

New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. Our Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle. We offer birding programs throughout the year focusing on unique wildlife viewing opportunities during particular seasons.

Birding programs are appropriate for all skill levels and beginners are welcome. To enhance your experience we encourage you to bring binoculars and field guides, or ask a Ranger to borrow a pair.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 421-2021

Location: Green-Wood Cemetery at 25th Street

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2018-01-20 2018-01-20 11:00 am 12:30 pm 40.65906039989800000, -73.99560523033100000 Fri, 01 Dec 2017 11:00:00 EST
<![CDATA[Birding: Winter Waterfowl]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/01/20/birding-winter-waterfowl http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/01/20/birding-winter-waterfowl Date: January 20, 2018

New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. Our Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle. We offer birding programs throuhout the year focusing on unique wildlife viewing opportunities during particular seasons.

Birding programs are appropriate for all skill levels and beginners are welcome.

To enhance your experience we encourgae you to bring binoculars and field guides, or ask a Ranger to borrow a pair.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 352-1769

Location: 155th Street and Baisley Boulevard (in Baisley Pond Park)

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Q005 Baisley Pond Park 2018-01-20 2018-01-20 1:00 pm 2:30 pm 40.67480620636400000, -73.78448826074600000 Fri, 01 Dec 2017 15:45:02 EST
<![CDATA[Birding: Winter Waterfowl]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/01/21/birding-winter-waterfowl http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/01/21/birding-winter-waterfowl Date: January 21, 2018

New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. Our Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle. We offer birding programs throughout the year focusing on unique wildlife viewing opportunities during particular seasons.

Birding programs are appropriate for all skill levels and beginners are welcome.

To enhance your experience we encourage you to bring binoculars and field guides, or ask a Ranger to borrow a pair.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: 718-967-3542

Location: Park Drive and Clove Road (in Clove Lakes Park)

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R005 Clove Lakes Park 2018-01-21 2018-01-21 10:00 am 11:30 am 40.61902618408203000, -74.10613250732422000 Fri, 01 Dec 2017 17:59:45 EST
<![CDATA[Birding: Owls]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/01/28/birding-owls http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/01/28/birding-owls Date: January 28, 2018

New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. Our Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle. We offer birding programs throughout the year focusing on unique wildlife viewing opportunities during particular seasons.

To enhance your experience we encourage you to bring binoculars and field guides, or ask a Ranger to borrow a pair.

Please note: Participants are chosen by lottery. To register for this program, please visit nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register. Registratioin begins on Wednesday, January 17.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 319-7258

Location: Pelham Bay Park

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X039 Pelham Bay Park 2018-01-28 2018-01-28 1:00 pm 2:30 pm 40.85860061645508000, -73.80269622802734000 Tue, 05 Dec 2017 11:44:42 EST