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Monday, January 03, 2022

Upcoming Trips

Below are the birding/nature trips for the weekend of January 8-9, 2022:

Brooklyn Bird Club

“If it walks like a duck…” A BBC duckathon”
Saturday, January 8, 2022
Leader: Peter Dorosh
Description: The quest for 15 duck species from Prospect Park to Coney Island via subway.
Registration: Peter Dorosh: email Prosbird@aol.com or Prosbird@gmail.com.
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Introduction to Birdwatching
Saturday, January 8, 2022, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Leader: A member of the Brooklyn Bird Club
Description: Whether you’re just starting out or have already joined the birding ranks, this introductory walk is for you. Join a member of the Brooklyn Bird Club to learn the basics of birding and search for the dozens of species that visit Prospect Park through all seasons. All levels are welcome.
Registration: No registration necessary.
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Great South Bay Audubon Society

Montauk Nature Walk
Saturday, January 8, 2022, 9:00am - 12:00pm
Leader: John Gluth, Ken Thompson
Description: Join us for a wonderful bird walk as we head out to Montauk for an early morning adventure.
Registration: info@greatsouthbayaudubon.org
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Linnaean Society of New York

Croton Point Park
Saturday, January 8, 2022
Leader: Ethan Goodman
Description: Croton Point Park is a 508-acre park situated on a peninsula on the east shore of the Hudson River. In past years, Great Horned Owls, Eastern Screech Owls, Bald Eagles, Common Goldeneyes and Common Mergansers have been sighted.
Registration: Marie-Claire Cunningham — mccnyc63@aol.com
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Jones Beach and Point Lookout
Sunday, January 9, 2022
Leader: Joseph DiConstanzo
Description: Jones Beach State Park and nearby Point Lookout are among the best locations in the area for viewing wintering ducks, loons, grebes, geese, gulls, shorebirds, passerines, raptors and owls. The state park occupies 6.5 miles of a barrier island along the Atlantic coast of Nassau County and contains varied habitats, including ocean beaches, bays, dunes and forested areas. eBird records for January include over 100 avian species. Exciting rarities that might be seen, including Snowy Owl, Harlequin Duck, Purple Sandpiper, Razorbill, Murres, Horned Lark and Lapland Longspur.
Registration: Kathleen Howley — kathleenhowley@gmail.com
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New York City Audubon

Intro to Birding: Bird Walk in Central Park
Saturday, January 8, 2022, 8:30am - 11:00am
Leader: Tod Winston
Description: Are you curious about "birding" but don’t have much (or any) experience? Come on a relaxed walk in Central Park to go over birding basics and see sparrows, finches, ducks, and more. Binoculars available upon request.
Registration: Via Eventbrite
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Winter Birds of Jamaica Bay
Sunday, January 9, 2022, 8:00am - 2:00pm
Leader: Tod Winston
Description: Explore Jamaica Bay's ponds in search of wintering waterfowl including American Wigeon, Green-winged Teal, Snow Goose, and Horned Grebe--and walk the trails in search of sparrows, Cedar Waxwings, and other surprises. Transport by passenger van included.
Registration: Via Eventbrite
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Queens County Bird Club

Breezy Point
Saturday, January 8, 2022, 7:45am - 12:00pm
Leader: Eric Miller (917) 279-7530
Description: This mini-trip features spectacular views and opportunities for sea-watching. Please bring your scope if you have one.
Registration: Please contact trip leader for meeting time and location. Ask whether to pack a lunch or whether to plan on eating lunch out.
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South Shore Audubon Society

Hempstead Lake State Park
Sunday, January 9, 2022
Leader: Members of SSAS
Description: From the Southern State Parkway, take Exit 18 (Eagle Avenue) south to Field 3 (use second park entrance and make an immediate left turn.).
Registration: Registration is required by calling Joe Landesberg at 516-467-9498
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Urban Park Rangers

Sunday, January 9, 2022

Winter Birding at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx
9:30am - 12:00pm
Explore Wave Hill’s tranquil gardens and woodland with naturalist Gabriel Willow to observe birds in their winter habitat.

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