Local Trips and Classes

[b]Central Park Birding[/b]Central Park Birding

Come out and see what New York City has to offer!

NYC Audubon offers a great variety of trips and classes right here close to home, in all five boroughs and beyond. Please browse our selections of local trips and classes below.

 
To read about ongoing weekly walks with Bryant Park, Central Park, and Van Cortlandt Park,
please click here.
 


Upcoming Local Trips & Classes - Click on each event title to learn more

Saturday, December 3: Winter Birds at Jamaica Bay, with Don Riepe

Thursday, December 15: Winter Waterfowl ID Workshop, with Gabriel Willow

Saturday, December 17: The Freshwater Ponds of Long Island's South Shore, NY, with Tod Winston

Sunday, December 18, Central Park Winter Walk, with Gabriel Willow

Sunday, January 1: New Year's Day Beachwalk, Breezy Point, with Don Riepe

Saturday, January 7: Winter Birding on the South Shore of Long Island, with Gabriel Willow

Sunday, January 8: Winter Seals and Waterbirds of the NY Harbor

Sunday, January 8: Birding Gems of Staten Island: Winter at Freshkills Park, with Cliff Hagen

Saturday, January 14: Snow Birds of Floyd Bennett Field and Fort Tilden, Queens , with Gabriel Willow

Sunday, January 15: Winter Seals and Waterbirds of the NY Harbor

Sunday, January 15: Central Park Winter Walk, with Gabriel Willow

Saturday, January 21: Eagle Watch and Bird Walk at Inwood Hill Park, Manhattan, with Annie Barry

Sunday, January 22: Winter Seals and Waterbirds of the NY Harbor

Sunday, January 22: Winter Eagles on the Hudson, with Gabriel Willow

Sunday, January 29: Winter Seals and Waterbirds of the NY Harbor

Saturday, February 4: Winter Waterfowl of the Brooklyn Coast, with Kellye Rosenheim

Saturday, February 11: Snow Birds of Floyd Bennett Field and Fort Tilden, Queens, with Gabriel Willow

Saturday, February 11: Soaring Raptors - Eagles and Owls of the Hudson Valley, with Joe Giunta

Sunday, February 12: Winter Seals and Waterbirds of the NY Harbor

Saturday, February 18: Winter Birds of DeKorte Park, NJ, with Gabriel Willow

Sunday, February 19: Winter Seals and Waterbirds of the NY Harbor

Sunday, February 19: Central Park Winter Walk, with Gabriel Willow

Saturday, February 25: Winter Birds of the Barrier Islands, LI, with Tod Winston

Saturday, February 25: Winter Thaw Bird Walk, with Don Riepe

Sunday, February 26: Winter Seals and Waterbirds of the NY Harbor

Saturday, March 4: Winter Birds of Barnegat, NJ, with Joe Giunta

Sunday, March 5: Winter Seals and Waterbirds of the NY Harbor

Saturday, March 11: Winter Birds of Sandy Hook, NJ, with Joe Giunta

Sunday, March 12: Winter Seals and Waterbirds of the NY Harbor

Sunday, March 19: Central Park Winter Walk, with Gabriel Willow

Sunday, March 19: Intro to Birding - Bird Walk in Central Park, with Tod Winston

Saturday, April 1: Early Spring Bird Walk, with Don Riepe

Ongoing Events 

BIRDING AT WAVE HILL, THE BRONX
Sundays, December 11, January 8, February 12, March 12, 9:30-11:30am
Guide: Gabriel Willow
With Wave Hill
Naturalist Gabriel Willow contributes his extensive knowledge of bird species and their behaviors on these captivating walks. Wave Hill’s garden setting overlooking the Hudson River flyway provides the perfect habitat for resident and migrating birds. Walks run rain or shine. Ages 10 and up welcome with an adult. NYC Audubon members enjoy two-for-one admission (see www.wavehill.org for more information). Limited to 20. Meet at Perkins Visitor Center at 9:30am

 

VAN CORTLANDT BIRD WALKS, THE BRONX
Saturdays, September 3 - November 26, 8-9:30am
Guides: NYC Audubon, Van Cortlandt Park Conservancy
With the Van Cortlandt Park Conservancy
Meet at Van Cortlandt Nature Center. The history of birding and Van Cortlandt Park are inseparable. Influential birders such as Roger Tory Peterson and Allan D. Cruickshank got their starts on Van Cortlandt’s ecologically diverse grounds. These walks celebrate the tradition set forth by these great ornithologists. Participants will look for various species of residents and migrants and discuss a wide range of avian topics. For more information, please call 212-691-7483. No registration necessary. No limit. Free.

 

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