Events & Adventures Program Areas

Get out and explore the natural world!
Expand your knowledge of birds and habitats!
Have fun!

[b]Birding in Manhattan's Central Park[/b]Birding in Manhattan's Central Park                                   [b]Birding in Brooklyn's Prospect Park[/b]Birding in Brooklyn's Prospect Park 

Our events and adventures are lead by experienced educators and there is a special comradery among our participants who all have a shared interest in nature and wildlife. Whether you are a basic, beginning birder or a seasoned spotter of rarities, we have an event of interest for you!

[b]Northern Flicker[/b][br]by D. SpeiserNorthern Flicker
by D. Speiser
[b]Blackburnian Warbler[/b][br]by D. SpeiserBlackburnian Warbler
by D. Speiser
[b]Common Yellowthroat[/b][br]by D. SpeiserCommon Yellowthroat
by D. Speiser

Local Trips and Classes
Explore exciting birding locations in the NYC area while supporting our education programs. We use public transportation or travel by passenger van from our office to explore the best birding and natural areas.

Classes are offered regularly and taught by experienced birders and teachers. We have class/field trip offerings that focus on Beginning Birding, Learning Bird Song, particular group of birds, like the challenging sparrows and everybody's favorite - warblers. Join in and learn something new!

Click here for a complete listing of our currently offered Local Trips and Classes.

Spring trip to Baskakill Bird Conservation Area in Sullivan County

Overnight Trips (National and International Destinations)
From regional hotspots such as Cape May, NJ to tropical destinations such as Belize or Costa Rica, our varied national/international program offers diverse opportunities to get close to nature while exploring habitats important to our birds--both local residents and neotropical migrants. Your travel dollar supports our education programs while you do some excellent bird watching and wildlife viewing.

Click here for a complete listing of our currently offered Overnight Trips.

Lecture Series
Once again our yearlong lecture series is free and open to the public. All lectures are held at the Arsenal, Central Park, 5th Avenue and 64th Street, 3rd floor. This series has been made possible by the support of Claude and Lucienne Bloch.

Click here for a listing on this year's Lecture Series.

Plum Beach, Jamaica Bay clean-up, September 2011

©NYC Audubon

NYC Audubon Member Events
We offer our members special events, such as bird walks with authors and extra trips.

Click here for current Member Events.

Volunteer Events
These events might include cleaning a beach or documenting birds on the Christmas count.

Click here for current Volunteer Events.

Gabriel Willow leading a NYC Harbor eco-cruise

Trip Leaders/Educators
Our experienced trip leaders not only know the birds, where to find them and the logistics of the birding site, but they are also educators as well. They're the best!

Click here to learn about our trip leaders.

Watching a Woodcock's Aerial Display

©Don Riepe

Past Trip Reports
Check out what bird species and other interesting observations have been made on recent trips - both local and international.

Click here for Past Trip Reports.



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*Events and Adventures banner photo of Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge by Francois Portmann
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