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

Wednesday, July 6: Sunset EcoCruise to the Harbor Heron Islands

Saturday, July 9: Prospect Park Bird Walk, with Gabriel Willow

Saturday, July 9: Early Fall Shorebird Migration

Wednesday, July 13: Sunset EcoCruise to the Harbor Heron Islands

Friday, July 15: Breeding Birds of Nickerson Beach and Marine Nature Study Area, with Tod Winston

Tuesday, July 19: Twilight Bat and Insect Walk in Central Park, with Paul Keim

Wednesday, July 20: Sunset EcoCruise to the Harbor Heron Islands

Sunday, July 24: Birding Gems of Staten Island - Freshkills Park, with Cliff Hagen and Tod Winston

Tuesday, July 26: Twilight Bat and Insect Walk in Central Park, with Paul Keim

Wednesday, July 27: Sunset EcoCruise to the Harbor Heron Islands

Saturday, July 30: Croton Point Park, with Gabriel Willow

Tuesday, August 2: Twilight Bat and Insect Walk in Central Park, with Paul Keim

Wednesday, August 3: Sunset EcoCruise to the Harbor Heron Islands

Thursday, August 4: Shorebird ID Workshop, with Joe Giunta

Tuesday, August 9: Twilight Bat and Insect Walk in Central Park, with Paul Keim

Wednesday, August 10: Sunset EcoCruise to the Harbor Heron Islands

Saturday, August 13: Shorebird Walk in Jamaica Bay, Queens, with Gabriel Willow

Tuesday, August 16: Twilight Bat and Insect Walk in Central Park, with Paul Keim

Wednesday, August 17: Sunset EcoCruise to the Harbor Heron Islands

Saturday, August 27: Prospect Park Bird Walk, with Gabriel Willow

Sunday, August 28: Fall Migration Bird Walk at Jamaica Bay, with Don Riepe

Wednesday, September 7: Morning Fall Migration Walks in Central Park, with Joe Giunta

Thursday, September 8: Morning Fall Migration Walks in Central Park, with Joe Giunta

Friday, September 9: Fall Warblers, with Joe Giunta

Saturday, September 10: Intro to Birding: Bird Walk in Central Park, with Tod Winston

Monday, September 12: Evening Fall Migration Walks in Central Park, with Gabriel Willow

Tuesday, September 13: Evening Fall Migration Walks in Central Park, with Gabriel Willow

Wednesday, September 14: Evening Fall Migration Walks in Central Park, with Gabriel Willow

Sunday, September 18: Hook Mountain Hawk Watch, with Joe Giunta

Friday, September 23: Bird Walk in the North Woods, with Tod Winston

Ongoing Events 

 

BIRDING AT WAVE HILL, THE BRONX
Sundays, July 10, August 14, September 11, 9:30-11:30am
Guide: Gabriel Willow
With Wave Hill
Meet at the Perkins Visitor Center. 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. For more information, visit https://www.wavehill.org/events/spring-birding-10/

 

 

VAN CORTLANDT BIRD WALKS, THE BRONX
Saturdays, May 7-July 30, 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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