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Monday, November 25, 2013

Upcoming Nature Trips

Below is a list of upcoming nature trips by local birding/conservation groups for the weekend of November 30, 2013 to December 1, 2013:

Audubon Center in Prospect Park
Saturday, November 30, 2013
Introduction to Birdwatching
Saturdays, November 9 – December 28, 12 – 1 p.m.
Explore the Park's natural areas and learn how to look for amazing birds.

Sunday, December 1, 2013, 8am
Morning Bird Walk: Twelve Birds of Winter
Meet the amazing birds of Prospect Park on this expert-guided walk.


New York Botanical Garden (Bronx)
Saturday, November 30, 2013
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


Queens County Bird Club
Saturday, November 30, 2013, 7:15am
Grand Jones Beach
Leaders: Rick and Linda Kedenberg (917-435-2359)
Meet: Coast Guard Station
Birding Sites Map

Trip Etiquette
Please register for trips

1. Register. Let leaders know you're coming!
2. Car pooling or skipping requires planning
3. Be advised if there are last minute changes or cancellations. These cannot be communicated to unknown persons.
4. Be on time! Most trips begin birding by 8am!
5. Please arrive before the starting time so we do not waste precious early morning bird activity.
6. Plan your travel time.


South Shore Audubon Society
Sunday, December 1, 2013
Alley Pond Park

All walks start at 9:30 A.M.
There is no walk if it rains or snows or temperature is below 25°F.
Any questions please Call Steve at (516) 987-8103.
For directions to our bird-watching locations, click here.


Urban Park Rangers
Saturday, November 30, 2013
Bird Walks at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx
8:00 a.m.–9:30 a.m.
Bird Walks focus on wildlife happenings in the park and are led by NYC Audubon experts or the Urban Park Rangers.

Introduction to Birdwatching at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn
12:00 p.m.–1:00 p.m.
Look, up in the sky, it’s a bird! But what kind? Take a tour and learn about the 250 species of birds that call Prospect Park home.

Sunday, December 1, 2013
Birding at Riverside Park Bird Sanctuary (in Riverside Park), Manhattan
10:00 a.m.
The Urban Park Rangers offer birding programs throughout the year and the Exploration series focuses on unique wildlife viewing opportunities during particular seasons.

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