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Monday, January 23, 2023

Upcoming Trips

Below are the birding/nature trips for the weekend of January 28 - January 29, 2023:

Brooklyn Bird Club

Introduction to Birdwatching
Saturday, January 28, 2023, 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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“Gull-mania” on the Brooklyn western coast
Saturday, January 28, 2023, 8:30am - 4:00pm
Leader: Peter Dorosh
Description: Primary focus gulls, ducks, waterfowl species, and occasional songbird or shorebird here and there.
Registration: Please register ( for weather alert): or
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Feminist Bird Club

NYC - Winter Birding at Shirley Chisholm State Park
Sunday, January 29, 2023, 9:00am - 11:00am
Leaders: Jen Kepler and Martha Harbison
Description: Join Jen and Martha for an exploration of Shirley Chisholm State Park, with our eyes to the sky for raptors and sifting through loads of ducks and geese on the waterways.
Registration: Register via Eventbrite
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Hudson River Audubon Society

Winter Waterfowl at Mill Pond
Saturday, January 28, 2023, 8:00am
Leader: Mike Bochnik
Description: This pond hosts a variety of waterfowl in the winter and for the past couple of years has played host to a wintering Common Gallinule.
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Linnaean Society of New York

Breezy Point
Saturday, January 28, 2023
Leader: Gordon Lam
Description: Breezy Point, Queens, is located on the western end of the Rockaway peninsula, between Rockaway Inlet and Jamaica Bay to the north and the Atlantic Ocean to the west and south. It is part of Gateway National Recreation Area, which is managed by the National Park Service. This isolated, 200-acre area includes an ocean-facing beach, a shoreline on Jamaica Bay, sand dunes, and marshland.
Registration: Lori Lam —
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New York City Audubon

Free: Pelham Bay Park Birding
Sunday, January 29, 2023, 9:00am - 10:30am
Leader: Joe McManus
Description: Join NYC Audubon to explore New York City's largest park. In addition to passerines and raptors, a variety of waterfowl can be found in the waters off Orchard Beach and on Hunter and Twin Islands. During low tide on sunny days, seals are usually visible!
Registration: Registration not required. No Limit. Free.
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Protectors of Pine Oak Woods

The Richard Buegler 10-Mile Winter Greenbelt Hike
Sunday, January 29, 2023, 9:15am - 4:00pm
Leader: Dominick Durso
Description: Meet at the Carousel at Willowbrook Park at the Eton Place entrance. Bring water, wear sturdy shoes, dress appropriately for the weather and be sure to confirm that the walk is not cancelled due to forecasted storms.
Registration: To confirm a day prior, please call Dominick Durso at (917) 478-7607 or e-mail Protectors at
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South Shore Audubon Society

Point Lookout Town Park (and Lido Preserve afterwards)
Sunday, January 29, 2023
Leader: Members of SSAS
Description: From the Southern State Parkway, exit onto the Meadowbrook State Parkway south. Exit from the Meadowbrook at Loop Parkway (just before the Jones Beach toll booths) toward Point Lookout. The Loop Parkway ends west of Point Lookout at Lido Boulevard. Continue straight across Lido Boulevard into Point Lookout Park. Travel past the ticket booths and curve left into the very large parking lot on the south side of the park. Park in the southeast corner, closest to the private homes of the village of Point Lookout and the beach. We will walk east along the beach toward Jones Inlet. After returning to the parking lot, we will drive west on Lido Boulevard to Lido Beach Passive Nature Preserve on the north side of Lido Boulevard to walk through the bay marsh.
Registration: Registration is required by calling Joe Landesberg at 516-467-9498
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Urban Park Rangers

Saturday, January 28, 2023

Birding: Winter Birds at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Our Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best viewing spots in New York City to see migratory winter birds.

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