Monday, February 06, 2012

Upcoming Nature Trips

Below is a list of upcoming nature trips within NYC's five boroughs for the weekend of February 11, 2012 - February 12, 2012:

Audubon Center in Prospect Park (Brooklyn)
Saturday, February 11, 2012
Introduction to Birdwatching
Every Saturday, 12 – 1:30 p.m.
Explore the Park's natural areas and learn how to look for amazing birds.

Sunday, February 12, 2012
Great Backyard Bird Count
Saturday, February 11 at 12 p.m. and Sunday, February 12 at 12 and 3 p.m.
Search for your favorite "backyard birds."

Discover Tour
Every Sunday, 3 p.m.
Discover the Prospect Park you never knew! Meet birds and other wildlife on this walk, guided by a naturalist.

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New York Botanical Garden (Bronx)
Saturday, February 11, 2012
Debbie Becker leads a free bird walk at the Garden every Saturday from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. beginning at the Reflecting Pool in the Leon Levy Visitor Center

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New York City Audubon Society
Saturday, February 11, 2012, 8:00am – 9:30am
Van Cortlandt Bird Walk
Guide: Andrew Baksh or Urban Park Rangers. With the Van Cortlandt Park Conservancy, NYC Department of Parks and Recreation, and Urban Park Rangers. 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 718-548-0912. No registration necessary. No limit. Free.

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Urban Park Rangers
Saturday, February 11, 2012

Bird Walks
8:00 a.m.
Focus on wildlife happenings in the park with NYC Audubon experts and the Urban Park...
Location: Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx
Free!

Birding: Winter Birds
11:00 a.m.
New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. From falcons and salamanders, to...
Location: Silver Lake Park, Staten Island
Free!

Great Backyard Bird Count
12:00 p.m.
Where are winter finches and other visiting species? Will late winter movements of...
Location: Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn
Free!

Birding: Owls
1:00 p.m.
New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. From falcons and salamanders, to...
Location: Orchard Beach Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park-Orchard Beach), Bronx
Free!

Sunday, February 12, 2012

Great Backyard Bird Count
12:00 p.m.
Where are winter finches and other visiting species? Will late winter movements of...
Location: Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn
Free!

Birding: Owls
5:00 p.m.
New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. From falcons and salamanders, to...
Location: Belvedere Castle (in Central Park), Manhattan
Free!

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