NYC Parks Special Events copyright (c) 2019 NYC Department of Parks and Recreation http://nyc.gov/parks/events NYC Department of Parks and Recreation en-us Mon, 16 Dec 2019 10:00:26 GMT <![CDATA[Bird Walks]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2019/06/22/bird-walks http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2019/06/22/bird-walks Date: June 22, 2019

Join us in the park as we focus on wildlife happenings in the park on a walk led by NYC Audubon experts.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:30 am

Contact phone: (718) 430-1890

Location: Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park)

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<![CDATA[Birding: Piping Plovers]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2019/06/22/birding-piping-plovers http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2019/06/22/birding-piping-plovers Date: June 22, 2019

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.

Meet the piping plovers, cute and tiny endangered shorebirds that visit Rockaway Beach each year to nest and raise chicks from spring through the summer.

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

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 846-2731

Location: Beach 35th Street and Boardwalk

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<![CDATA[Meet NYC's Piping Plover]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2019/06/22/meet-nycs-piping-plover http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2019/06/22/meet-nycs-piping-plover Date: June 22, 2019

Enjoy the beach? So do nesting piping plovers. These tiny shorebirds, lighter than a beach ball, fly over 700 miles to nest at Rockaway Beach every year. Come meet the team from NYC Parks that is monitoring and protecting this endangered species. There will be family-friendly activities and wildlife viewing walks to raise awareness of these amazing shorebirds, as well as information on how we can all share the beach.

Schedule of Events:

11:00 a.m. - Bird Walk Adventure with the Urban Park Rangers
Location: Rockaway Beach Boardwalk, enter near Beach 35th Street

Noon - 3:00 p.m. - Meet NYC Parks' Wildlife Unit
Learn more about nesting shorebirds, and enjoy family-friendly activities
Location: Rockaway Beach Boardwalk, enter near Beach 17th street

1:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. - View the birds -- walk with Queens County Bird Club
Location: Rockaway Beach Boardwalk, enter near Beach 17th Street

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-1447

Location: Beach 17th Street and Boardwalk (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk)

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