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Monday, December 06, 2021

Upcoming Trips

Below are the birding/nature trips for the weekend of December 11-12, 2021:

Brooklyn Bird Club

Introduction to Birdwatching
Saturday, December 11, 2021, 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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Feminist Bird Club

NYC -Weird Duck Time at Baisley Pond Park
Saturday, December 11, 2021, 9:00am - 11:00am
Leaders: __
Description: Join Feminist Bird Club for a low-key ramble around Baisley Pond, one of the only places in NYC to regularly host Redhead ducks in winter. We’ll also look for Ring-necked Ducks, American Wigeons, Gadwalls, and maybe even a rare gull or a Monk Parakeet?
Registration: Register via Eventbrite
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Gateway National Parks

Fort Wadsworth Tour
Every week on Sunday, December 05, 2021 to December 19, 2021, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Leader: Park Rangers
Description: Join us for a hike around Fort Wadsworth as we explore both the natural areas and the remnants of the former harbor defense system. Inclement weather will cancel this program. Dress appropriately. Bring water, face mask required.
Registration: Call 718 354-4655 to make a reservation.
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Huntington-Oyster Bay Audubon Society

Winter Waterfowl: Jamaica Bay National Wildlife Refuge
Sunday, December 12, 2021 - 9:00am
Leader: _____
Description: You can never be sure who is going to turn up in Jamaica Bay in the wintertime. What you can be sure of is that it’s never a bad day to go.
Registration: To register, call (585) 880-0915.
Details: Take the Southern State Parkway west to the Belt Parkway and take Exit 17S to Cross Bay Blvd. and drive south until you reach the Visitors’ Center.


Saw Mill River Audubon Society

Small Group Birding: Croton Point Park
Sunday, December 12, 2021, 8:00am
Leader: Members of SMRA
Description: Good for all levels of birding experience. Beginners very welcome! Let us know in advance if you want to borrow binoculars by emailing us at:
Registration: Via Eventbrite
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South Shore Audubon Society

Mill Pond Park
Sunday, December 12, 2021
Leader: Members of SSAS
Description: Use street parking on the westbound side of Merrick Road. The park is four blocks west of the Wantagh State Parkway.
Registration: Registration is required by calling Joe Landesberg at 516-467-9498
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Urban Park Rangers

Saturday, December 11, 2021

Birding: Bald Eagle Watch at Payson Park House (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan
9:00 a.m.–10:30 p.m.
December is a spectacular time for observing bald eagles in New York City parks. See if you can spot any on this adventure with our Urban Park Rangers. Bring your own binoculars.

Sunday, December 12, 2021

Winter Birding at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx
9:30 a.m.–11:00 a.m.
Explore Wave Hill’s tranquil gardens and woodland with naturalist Gabriel Willow to observe birds in their winter habitat.

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