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 free walks with Bryant Park, Van Cortlandt Park, and other NYC locations,
please click here.
 


PLEASE NOTE: Winter walks will become available for member-only online registration MONDAY, NOVEMBER 18th at 9am. General online registration will open to the public on Monday, December 2nd at 9am. 

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

Sunday, December 8: Birding Gems of Staten Island - Freshkills Park

Sunday, December 8: SOLD OUT Audubon Mural Project Tour 

Saturday, December 7: The Freshwater Ponds of Long Island's South Shore, NY

Sunday, December 15: Winter Birds at Jamaica Bay

Wednesday, January 1: New Year's Day Beach Walk at Fort Tilden, Queens

Friday, January 3: Central Park Winter Walk

Friday, January 3: SOLD OUT Winter Waterfowl ID Workshop

Saturday, January 4: Intro to Birding - Bird Walk in Central Park

Sunday, January 5: A Morning Bird Walk in Central Park

Sunday, January 5: SOLD OUT Snow Birds of Floyd Bennett Field and Fort Tilden

Wednesday, January 8: SOLD OUT The Freshwater Ponds of Long Island's South Shore, NY

Saturday, January 11: Eagle Watch and Bird Walk at Inwood Hill Park

Saturday, January 11: SOLD OUT Winter Birding on the South Shore of Long Island

Sunday, January 12: Winter Birds of DeKorte Park, NJ

Sunday, January 12: A Morning Bird Walk in Central Park

Sunday, January 12: Forest Park Feeder Watch and Owl Prowl, Queens

Friday, January 17: Central Park Winter Walk 

Wednesday, January 22: SOLD OUT Bird Walk in Central Park's North End

Saturday, January 25: Randall's Island Winter Walk

Sunday, January 26: Forest Park Feeder Watch and Owl Prowl, Queens

Wednesday, January 29: SOLD OUT Soaring Raptors - Eagles and Owls of the Hudson River Valley

Friday, January 31: Central Park Winter Walk

Saturday, February 1: Winter Waterfowl of the Brooklyn Coast

Saturday, February 8: Winter Walk at Inwood Hill Park

Sunday, February 9: Bird Walk to Central Park's Ramble and Reservoir

Friday, February 14: Central Park Winter Walk

Saturday, February 15: SOLD OUT Winter Eagles on the Hudson

Sunday, February 16: SOLD OUT Snow Birds of Floyd Bennett Field and Fort Tilden

Saturday, February 22: Winter Thaw Bird Walk

Saturday, February 22: Van Trip to the Winter Thaw Bird Walk at Jamaica Bay

Sunday, February 23: Winter Birds of DeKorte Park, NJ

Friday, February 28: Central Park Winter Walk

Saturday, February 29: Winter Walk at Inwood Hill Park

Sunday, March 1: SOLD OUT Winter Birds of the Barrier Islands, LI

Thursday, March 5: Winter Birds of Barnegat, NJ

Saturday, March 7: Winter Walk at Inwood Hill Park

Saturday, March 7: SOLD OUT Winter Birding on the South Shore of Long Island

Sunday, March 8: Intro to Birding - Bird Walk in Central Park

Friday, March 13: Central Park Winter Walk

Sunday, March 15: Winter Birds of DeKorte Park, NJ

Saturday, March 21: The Sky-Dance of the Woodcock

Sunday, March 22: Audubon Mural Project Tour

Wednesday, March 25: SOLD OUT Early Spring Walk in Central Park

Saturday, March 28: The Sky-Dance of the Woodcock

Saturday, April 4: SOLD OUT Winter Birds of Sandy Hook, NJ

Wednesday, April 8: Beginning Birding

 

Ongoing Free Events 

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VAN CORTLANDT BIRD WALKS, THE BRONX
Saturdays, September 7-November 23, 9-10:30am
Guides: NYC Audubon
With the Van Cortlandt Park Alliance

Meet at the southeast corner of the Mosholu Avenue Park entrance. 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.

 

PELHAM BAY PARK BIRD WALKS, THE BRONX
Sundays, September 8-December 8. 9-10:30am
Guide: NYC Audubon
With Pelham Bay Park
September 8: Meet at Rodman's Neck Parking Lot
September 15-December 10: Meet at Orchard Beach Parking Lot
Join us to explore some of the best birding NYC has to offer. Come discover Pelham Bay Park's diverse habitat that attracts a variety of spring migrants. No registration necessary. No limit. Free

 

BIRDING AT WAVE HILL, THE BRONX
Sundays, October 13, November 10, and December 8, 9:30-11:30am
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. Ages 10 and up welcome with an adult. Limited to 20. NYC Audubon members enjoy two-for-one admission (see www.wavehill.org for more information).

 

DROP IN AND BIRD: MORNING BIRD WALKS IN CENTRAL PARK
Thursdays, December 19, January 2, 16 and 30, February 13 and 27, 7:30-9am
Guide: Harry Maas
Meet at the park entrance at East 79th Street and 5th Avenue, parkside. Start your day off right with brisk winter birding in one of the best birding spots around. No registration necessary. No limit. Free

 

WATERFRONT BIRD WALK AT THE BATTERY, SOUTHERN TIP OF MANHATTAN
Tuesdays, February 4, 11, 18, and 25, 8-9am
Guide: Gabriel Willow
With The Battery Conservancy
Meet at the Netherlands Memorial Flag Pole located at the entrance to the park on the corner of Broadway, Battery Place, and State Street. Join Gabriel Willow to explore the diverse wintering birds that find food and habitat on lower Manhattan's waterfront such as ducks, geese, loons, grebes, and gulls. Seals may also be seen. RSVP preferred, visit tbcevents.eventbrite.com for more information. No Limit. Free

 

 

 

 

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