Events & Adventures Program Areas

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




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]Blackburnian Warbler[/b][br]by D. SpeiserBlackburnian Warbler
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 groups of birds, like the challenging sparrows and everybody's favoritewarblers. Join in and learn something new!

View a complete listing of our currently offered Local Trips and Classes.

Spring trip to Bashakill Bird Conservation Area in Sullivan County

Overnight Trips
From regional hotspots such as Cape May, NJ to destinations like Down East Maine, our varied overnight trip program offers diverse opportunities to get close to nature while exploring habitats important to our birdsboth local residents and neotropical migrants. Your travel dollar supports our education programs while you do some excellent bird watching and wildlife viewing.

View a complete listing of our currently offered Overnight Trips.

Lecture Series
Our year-long lecture series is free and open to the public. All lectures are held at Reidy Hall at the Unitarian Church of All Souls, Lexington Avenue between 80th and 79th streets in Manhattan.

Watching a Woodcock's Aerial Display

©Don Riepe

This series has been made possible by the support of Claude and Lucienne Bloch.

View a listing on this year's Lecture Series.

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

View our current Member Events.

[b]Plumb Beach, Jamaica Bay clean-up, September 2011[/b]Plumb Beach, Jamaica Bay clean-up, September 2011

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

View our 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!

Learn about our trip leaders and educators.


View the NYC Audubon Public Events Calendar for complete listings of all NYCA public events.
*Events and Adventures banner photo of Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge by Francois Portmann
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