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Tuesday, November 21, 2023

Upcoming Trips

Below are the birding/nature trips for the weekend of November 25 - November 26, 2023:

Brooklyn Bird Club

Introduction to Birdwatching
Saturday, November 25, 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 bird outing 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.
Registration: No registration necessary.
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Freshkills Park Alliance

Nature Hike
Sunday, November 26, 2023, 12:00pm
Leader: Rangers
Description: Lace up your shoes for a nature hike at Freshkills Park! Freshkills Park staff will take you behind the scenes to visit areas that are currently closed to the public. On this 2+ mile walk, you’ll learn about the different plants and animals found in the woods, wetlands, and grasslands at Freshkills Park.
Registration: Register online
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Huntington-Oyster Bay Audubon Society

Wertheim NWR, Shirley, NY
Sunday, November 26, 2023, 9:00am
Leader: _____
Description: It’s turkey time! No, not to eat, to observe. Wild turkeys live on Long Island and the WNWR is a great place to discover these majestic birds.
Registration: Call 585-880-0915 to register in advance.
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New York City Audubon

Intro to Birding in Marine Park
Sunday, November 26, 2023, 9:00am - 10:30am
Leader: _____
Description: Explore the beauty of Brooklyn’s largest park, Marine Park. Consisting of grassland and salt marshes, this park is habitat for a variety of migratory songbirds and waterbirds. This series is hosted in partnership with the Marine Park Alliance.
Registration: No registration required. No limit. Free.
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North Shore Audubon Society

Mill Pond – Wantaugh/Bellmore
Saturday, November 25, 2023, 9:00am – 12:00pm
Leader: Jennifer - (516) 941-7434
Description: Winter ducks should be arriving.
Registration: Limited registration. You must register via email to, and you will receive a confirmation email. If you become unable to attend, please email to allow someone on the waiting list to take your slot.
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Queens County Bird Club

Grand Jones Beach
Sunday, November 26, 2023, 8:00am - 3:00pm
Leader: Ian Resnick - (917) 626-9562
Description: We will start this field trip at Jones Beach West End - the gazebo at the boat basin adjoining the Coast Guard Station - see map. We will proceed both on foot and by vehicle to other locales in the Jones Beach area.
Registration: Please contact trip leader for meeting time and location.
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South Shore Audubon Society

Point Lookout Town Park (and Lido Preserve afterwards)
Sunday, November 26, 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, November 25, 2023
Summer on the Hudson: Riverside Park Birding Club at 116th Street and Riverside Drive (in Riverside Park), Manhattan
7:00am - 8:30am
Monthly walks through birding hotspots in Riverside Park. Learn and build a birding community.

Birding: Winter Waterfowl at Sunset Cove Park Entrance (in Sunset Cove Park)
10:00am - 11:00am
Birding programs are appropriate for all skill levels and beginners are welcome.

Sunday, November 26, 2023
Marine Park Alliance Presents: Intro to Birding at Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park), Brooklyn
9:00am - 10:00am
Join Marine Park Alliance and experting birder Samantha Philbert for one last bird walk in the salt marsh before the winter chill sets in!

Birding: Winter Waterfowl at 43rd Street and 1st Avenue (in Bush Terminal Park), Brooklyn
10:00am - 11:00am
Birding programs are appropriate for all skill levels and beginners are welcome. Please bring your own binoculars.

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