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Brooklyn Bird Club

April 2020

CANCELLED: Prospect Park: Birdwatching for Beginners

April 4 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Prospect Park: Audubon Center, Prospect Park Audubon Center
Brooklyn, NY 11225 United States
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Birdwatching for Beginners meets at the Prospect Park Audubon Center at The Boathouse at 12 noon. Bring binoculars if you have them; otherwise, binoculars are available for loan. Leaders are members of the Brooklyn Bird Club.

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CANCELLED: A tour of southern Staten Island

April 11

Leader: Jose Garofalo Focus: early spring songbirds and late winter stragglers, gulls, sparrows, raptors, and over-wintering seabirds, early wading birds. Car Pool fee: $22.00 Registrar:   Peter Dorosh Prosbird@aol.com OR Prosbird@gmail.com Registration Period: April 4th – April 9th Trip synopsis: The itinerary includes stops first at Conference House, with follow-up visits to Mt. Loretto and Bloomfield Park (formerly a landfill).

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CANCELLED: Prospect Park Saturday Spring Migration Walk

April 11 @ 7:30 am - 12:00 pm
Prospect Park Pergola, Ocean Avenue and Parkside Avenue
Brooklyn, NY United States
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Meet 7:30 am at the “Pergola” entrance on Ocean and Parkside Avenues Leader:  Dennis Hrehowsik No registration necessary. Note: Nearest train stops Prospect Park (B express) and Parkside Avenues (local) Q trains

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CANCELLED: Fort Greene Park, North Brooklyn

April 11 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Meet 9 am at the Urban Park Rangers Visitors Center https://tinyurl.com/FtGreeneVCtr Leader: August Davidson-Onsgard  AugustDavidsonOnsgard.com Focus: Spring migration of songbirds at a historic park. No registration necessary. Nearest train stations: DeKalb Avenue station; exit and walk 5 blocks east on DeKalb Avenue; Also Fulton Ave A and G lines, walk north on South Portland Ave Site references: https://www.nycgovparks.org/parks/fort-greene-park ; https://tinyurl.com/FTGreeneMaylist

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CANCELLED: Prospect Park: Birdwatching for Beginners

April 11 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Prospect Park: Audubon Center, Prospect Park Audubon Center
Brooklyn, NY 11225 United States
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Birdwatching for Beginners meets at the Prospect Park Audubon Center at The Boathouse at 12 noon. Bring binoculars if you have them; otherwise, binoculars are available for loan. Leaders are members of the Brooklyn Bird Club.

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CANCELLED: Prospect Park Tuesday Spring Migration Walks

April 14 @ 7:30 am - 12:00 pm
Prospect Park: Vanderbilt Playground, 170 West Drive
Brooklyn, NY 11218 United States
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Leader: Bobbi Manian Meet at Vanderbilt Street entrance (near Vanderbilt Playground)  at 7:30 am No registration necessary. Please review our trip guidelines here: http://brooklynbirdclub.org/information-registration

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CANCELLED: Prospect Park Thursday Spring Migration Walk

April 16 @ 7:15 am - 12:00 pm
Prospect Park, Grand Army Plaza, Flatbush Avenue and East Drive
Brooklyn, NY
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Leader: Tom Stephenson Meet 7:15 a.m. at the Grand Army Plaza entrance, by the Stranahan statue. No registration necessary. Please review our trip guidelines here: http://brooklynbirdclub.org/information-registration

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CANCELLED: Floyd Bennett Field, Brooklyn

April 18

Leader: Rob Jett Focus: early spring grassland and thicket birds, open field species, sparrows, raptors, and possible over-wintering seabirds and gulls, early wading birds. Car Pool fee: $10.00 Registrar: Adelia Honey wood, email honeywood5@yahoo.com Registration Period: April 11th – April 16th Reference: https://www.nps.gov/gate/learn/historyculture/floyd-bennett-field.htm https://tinyurl.com/FBFAprillist

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CANCELLED: Prospect Park Saturday Spring Migration Walk

April 18 @ 7:30 am - 12:00 pm
Prospect Park Pergola, Ocean Avenue and Parkside Avenue
Brooklyn, NY United States
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Meet 7:30 am at the “Pergola” entrance on Ocean and Parkside Avenues Leader:  Dennis Hrehowsik No registration necessary. Note: Nearest train stops Prospect Park (B express) and Parkside Avenues (local) Q trains

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CANCELLED: Fort Greene Park, North Brooklyn

April 18 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Meet 9 am at the Urban Park Rangers Visitors Center https://tinyurl.com/FtGreeneVCtr Leader: August Davidson-Onsgard  AugustDavidsonOnsgard.com Focus: Spring migration of songbirds at a historic park. No registration necessary. Nearest train stations: DeKalb Avenue station; exit and walk 5 blocks east on DeKalb Avenue; Also Fulton Ave A and G lines, walk north on South Portland Ave Site references: https://www.nycgovparks.org/parks/fort-greene-park ; https://tinyurl.com/FTGreeneMaylist

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CANCELLED: Prospect Park: Birdwatching for Beginners

April 18 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Prospect Park: Audubon Center, Prospect Park Audubon Center
Brooklyn, NY 11225 United States
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Birdwatching for Beginners meets at the Prospect Park Audubon Center at The Boathouse at 12 noon. Bring binoculars if you have them; otherwise, binoculars are available for loan. Leaders are members of the Brooklyn Bird Club.

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CANCELLED: Prospect Park Tuesday Spring Migration Walks

April 21 @ 7:30 am - 12:00 pm
Prospect Park: Vanderbilt Playground, 170 West Drive
Brooklyn, NY 11218 United States
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Leader: Bobbi Manian Meet at Vanderbilt Street entrance (near Vanderbilt Playground)  at 7:30 am No registration necessary. Please review our trip guidelines here: http://brooklynbirdclub.org/information-registration

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CANCELLED: Climate Change and North American Avian Communities: Presented by Shannon Curley

April 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Prospect Park Zoo, Prospect Park Zoo
Brooklyn, 11225
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This meeting will take place inside the Prospect Park Zoo in the C-classroom. Please ensure you are on time, doors open at 6:45pm and you must enter through the service gate on Flatbush Avenue. This talk will present the research collectively being done at College of Staten Island. Part 1: Evaluating changes in North American avian communities The first part of this talk we discuss how birds have responded to recent climate change and how, as a result, avian community…

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CANCELLED: Prospect Park Thursday Spring Migration Walk

April 23 @ 7:15 am - 12:00 pm
Prospect Park, Grand Army Plaza, Flatbush Avenue and East Drive
Brooklyn, NY
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Leader: Tom Stephenson Meet 7:15 a.m. at the Grand Army Plaza entrance, by the Stranahan statue. No registration necessary. Please review our trip guidelines here: http://brooklynbirdclub.org/information-registration

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CANCELLED: Prospect Park Saturday Spring Migration Walk

April 25 @ 7:30 am - 12:00 pm
Prospect Park Pergola, Ocean Avenue and Parkside Avenue
Brooklyn, NY United States
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Meet 7:30 am at the “Pergola” entrance on Ocean and Parkside Avenues Leader:  Dennis Hrehowsik No registration necessary. Note: Nearest train stops Prospect Park (B express) and Parkside Avenues (local) Q trains

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CANCELLED: Prospect Park: Birdwatching for Beginners

April 25 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Prospect Park: Audubon Center, Prospect Park Audubon Center
Brooklyn, NY 11225 United States
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Birdwatching for Beginners meets at the Prospect Park Audubon Center at The Boathouse at 12 noon. Bring binoculars if you have them; otherwise, binoculars are available for loan. Leaders are members of the Brooklyn Bird Club.

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CANCELLED: Hiking Rockefeller State Park Preserve, Tarrytown, NY

April 26

Leaders: Orrin Tilevitz and Peter Dorosh Note: this is a Metro-North train trip from Grand Central Station; extensive walking requiring good walking shoes (light hiking type). This is a first-time club visit to this preserve. Focus: spring songbirds, warblers, vireos, buntings, bluebirds and typical woodland residents, woodpeckers, sparrows, and ducks at the main lake Train fare: about $22.50, less for seniors http://as0.mta.info/mnr/fares/get_fares.cfm Registrar: Peter Dorosh Prosbird@aol.com OR Prosbird@gmail.com Registration Period: April 18th – April 23rd Park profile: Formerly owned by one of…

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CANCELLED: Prospect Park Tuesday Spring Migration Walks

April 28 @ 7:30 am - 12:00 pm
Prospect Park: Vanderbilt Playground, 170 West Drive
Brooklyn, NY 11218 United States
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Leader: Bobbi Manian Meet at Vanderbilt Street entrance (near Vanderbilt Playground)  at 7:30 am No registration necessary. Please review our trip guidelines here: http://brooklynbirdclub.org/information-registration

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CANCELLED: Prospect Park Thursday Spring Migration Walk

April 30 @ 7:15 am - 12:00 pm
Prospect Park, Grand Army Plaza, Flatbush Avenue and East Drive
Brooklyn, NY
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Leader: Tom Stephenson Meet 7:15 a.m. at the Grand Army Plaza entrance, by the Stranahan statue. No registration necessary. Please review our trip guidelines here: http://brooklynbirdclub.org/information-registration

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May 2020

Prospect Park Saturday Spring Migration Walk

May 2 @ 7:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 am on Saturday, repeating until May 30, 2020

Prospect Park Pergola, Ocean Avenue and Parkside Avenue
Brooklyn, NY United States
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Meet 7:30 am at the “Pergola” entrance on Ocean and Parkside Avenues Leader:  Dennis Hrehowsik No registration necessary. Note: Nearest train stops Prospect Park (B express) and Parkside Avenues (local) Q trains

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Fort Greene Park, North Brooklyn

May 2 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Saturday, repeating until June 6, 2020

Meet 9 am at the Urban Park Rangers Visitors Center https://tinyurl.com/FtGreeneVCtr Leader: August Davidson-Onsgard  AugustDavidsonOnsgard.com Focus: Spring migration of songbirds at a historic park. No registration necessary. Nearest train stations: DeKalb Avenue station; exit and walk 5 blocks east on DeKalb Avenue; Also Fulton Ave A and G lines, walk north on South Portland Ave Site references: https://www.nycgovparks.org/parks/fort-greene-park ; https://tinyurl.com/FTGreeneMaylist

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Prospect Park: Birdwatching for Beginners

May 2 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until June 6, 2020

Prospect Park: Audubon Center, Prospect Park Audubon Center
Brooklyn, NY 11225 United States
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Birdwatching for Beginners meets at the Prospect Park Audubon Center at The Boathouse at 12 noon. Bring binoculars if you have them; otherwise, binoculars are available for loan. Leaders are members of the Brooklyn Bird Club.

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Green-wood Cemetery

May 3 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Green-wood Cemetery Main Gate, 25th Street and 5th Avenue
Brooklyn,
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Meet 8:00 am inside the 25th St/5th Ave entrance by The “Castle” Leader:  Will Pollard Focus: the peak of Neotropical songbirds in migration Note: Nearest train is the R line to 25th Street Station; walk one block south

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Prospect Park Tuesday Spring Migration Walks

May 5 @ 7:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until May 26, 2020

Prospect Park: Vanderbilt Playground, 170 West Drive
Brooklyn, NY 11218 United States
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Leader: Bobbi Manian Meet at Vanderbilt Street entrance (near Vanderbilt Playground)  at 7:30 am No registration necessary. Please review our trip guidelines here: http://brooklynbirdclub.org/information-registration

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Prospect Park Thursday Spring Migration Walk

May 7 @ 7:15 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:15 am on Thursday, repeating until May 28, 2020

Prospect Park, Grand Army Plaza, Flatbush Avenue and East Drive
Brooklyn, NY
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Leader: Tom Stephenson Meet 7:15 a.m. at the Grand Army Plaza entrance, by the Stranahan statue. No registration necessary. Please review our trip guidelines here: http://brooklynbirdclub.org/information-registration

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“The Birdathon”, World Migratory Bird Day (for teams)

May 9

The Brooklyn Bird Club celebrates World Migratory Bird Day every year by holding a Birdathon, in which members form or join a team and go out and count bird species. Typically participants reach out to friends and family for donations, usually a set amount per bird species counted during the course of the day. This year's designated beneficiary TBD. For more information about the Birdathon and the history behind it, go to https://www.migratorybirdday.org/ Please contact Bobbi Manian roberta.manian@gmail.com if you…

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Prospect Park “Sapphire” songbirds: a 45th year anniversary

May 9 @ 7:00 am - 11:00 am
Prospect Park: Bartel Pritchard Square, Bartel Pritchard Circle Columns
Brooklyn, NY 11215 United States
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Meet 7:00 at the Bartel Pritchard Square park entrance Leader: Peter Dorosh Focus: Peak songbird migration along with other non-passerines Note: Participants can elect support for the club’s Birdathon theme. Synopsis: The leader celebrates 45 years birding this spring. Come all sharp-eyed birders and celebrate Birdathon Day and a personal anniversary with Peter. Lets try finding Peter’s “spark bird” the Scarlet Tanager!

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Fort Greene Park, North Brooklyn

May 9 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Saturday, repeating until June 6, 2020

Meet 9 am at the Urban Park Rangers Visitors Center https://tinyurl.com/FtGreeneVCtr Leader: August Davidson-Onsgard  AugustDavidsonOnsgard.com Focus: Spring migration of songbirds at a historic park. No registration necessary. Nearest train stations: DeKalb Avenue station; exit and walk 5 blocks east on DeKalb Avenue; Also Fulton Ave A and G lines, walk north on South Portland Ave Site references: https://www.nycgovparks.org/parks/fort-greene-park ; https://tinyurl.com/FTGreeneMaylist

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Prospect Park: Birdwatching for Beginners

May 9 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until June 6, 2020

Prospect Park: Audubon Center, Prospect Park Audubon Center
Brooklyn, NY 11225 United States
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Birdwatching for Beginners meets at the Prospect Park Audubon Center at The Boathouse at 12 noon. Bring binoculars if you have them; otherwise, binoculars are available for loan. Leaders are members of the Brooklyn Bird Club.

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Prospect Park Tuesday Spring Migration Walks

May 12 @ 7:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until May 26, 2020

Prospect Park: Vanderbilt Playground, 170 West Drive
Brooklyn, NY 11218 United States
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Leader: Bobbi Manian Meet at Vanderbilt Street entrance (near Vanderbilt Playground)  at 7:30 am No registration necessary. Please review our trip guidelines here: http://brooklynbirdclub.org/information-registration

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Prospect Park Thursday Spring Migration Walk

May 14 @ 7:15 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:15 am on Thursday, repeating until May 28, 2020

Prospect Park, Grand Army Plaza, Flatbush Avenue and East Drive
Brooklyn, NY
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Leader: Tom Stephenson Meet 7:15 a.m. at the Grand Army Plaza entrance, by the Stranahan statue. No registration necessary. Please review our trip guidelines here: http://brooklynbirdclub.org/information-registration

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Member’s Only Weekend Overnight: Shorebirds and friends of New Jersey’s Bay Coast region

May 15 - May 17

Leader: Peter Dorosh Focus: the peak of migration; with emphasis on shorebirds, songbirds, marsh and water birds, plus early breeding species Car Fee: $110.00 Registrar: Peter Dorosh Prosbird@aol.com or Prosbird@gmail.com Registration Period: April 3rd-– May 8th Trip synopsis: This three day journey ventures primarily to two counties: Cumberland and northwest Cape May with most birding done in the former. With rich breeding territory and beaches that attract shorebirds during the horseshoe crab peak season, hopefully the group will be fortunate to record a good…

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Prospect Park Saturday Spring Migration Walk

May 16 @ 7:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 am on Saturday, repeating until May 30, 2020

Prospect Park Pergola, Ocean Avenue and Parkside Avenue
Brooklyn, NY United States
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Meet 7:30 am at the “Pergola” entrance on Ocean and Parkside Avenues Leader:  Dennis Hrehowsik No registration necessary. Note: Nearest train stops Prospect Park (B express) and Parkside Avenues (local) Q trains

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Fort Greene Park, North Brooklyn

May 16 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Saturday, repeating until June 6, 2020

Meet 9 am at the Urban Park Rangers Visitors Center https://tinyurl.com/FtGreeneVCtr Leader: August Davidson-Onsgard  AugustDavidsonOnsgard.com Focus: Spring migration of songbirds at a historic park. No registration necessary. Nearest train stations: DeKalb Avenue station; exit and walk 5 blocks east on DeKalb Avenue; Also Fulton Ave A and G lines, walk north on South Portland Ave Site references: https://www.nycgovparks.org/parks/fort-greene-park ; https://tinyurl.com/FTGreeneMaylist

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Prospect Park: Birdwatching for Beginners

May 16 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until June 6, 2020

Prospect Park: Audubon Center, Prospect Park Audubon Center
Brooklyn, NY 11225 United States
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Birdwatching for Beginners meets at the Prospect Park Audubon Center at The Boathouse at 12 noon. Bring binoculars if you have them; otherwise, binoculars are available for loan. Leaders are members of the Brooklyn Bird Club.

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Prospect Park Tuesday Spring Migration Walks

May 19 @ 7:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until May 26, 2020

Prospect Park: Vanderbilt Playground, 170 West Drive
Brooklyn, NY 11218 United States
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Leader: Bobbi Manian Meet at Vanderbilt Street entrance (near Vanderbilt Playground)  at 7:30 am No registration necessary. Please review our trip guidelines here: http://brooklynbirdclub.org/information-registration

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Save the Choco, Presented by James Muchmore (rescheduled)

May 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Prospect Park Zoo, Prospect Park Zoo
Brooklyn, 11225
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"Save the Choco" was our beneficiary of our 2019 Birdathon, for which we raised a record amount of over $12,000. Join us to learn a bit more about "Save the Chocó" and the impact our donations from the 2019 Birdathon have made to protect this important bio-diverse region of South America. James Muchmore is an artist, birder, designer, and photographer turned conservationist. James has been exploring design's role within conservation for the last 5 years. He has put his years…

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Prospect Park Thursday Spring Migration Walk

May 21 @ 7:15 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:15 am on Thursday, repeating until May 28, 2020

Prospect Park, Grand Army Plaza, Flatbush Avenue and East Drive
Brooklyn, NY
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Leader: Tom Stephenson Meet 7:15 a.m. at the Grand Army Plaza entrance, by the Stranahan statue. No registration necessary. Please review our trip guidelines here: http://brooklynbirdclub.org/information-registration

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Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge,Queens

May 23

Leader: Ed Crowne Focus: late spring migratory birds, breeding water and marsh species Car Fee: $10.00                                                                                                                                                                                   Registrar   Peter Dorosh Prosbird@aol.com OR Prosbird@gmail.com Registration Period: May 16th   – May 21st Please review our trip guidelines here: http://brooklynbirdclub.org/information-registration

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Prospect Park Saturday Spring Migration Walk

May 23 @ 7:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 am on Saturday, repeating until May 30, 2020

Prospect Park Pergola, Ocean Avenue and Parkside Avenue
Brooklyn, NY United States
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Meet 7:30 am at the “Pergola” entrance on Ocean and Parkside Avenues Leader:  Dennis Hrehowsik No registration necessary. Note: Nearest train stops Prospect Park (B express) and Parkside Avenues (local) Q trains

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Fort Greene Park, North Brooklyn

May 23 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Saturday, repeating until June 6, 2020

Meet 9 am at the Urban Park Rangers Visitors Center https://tinyurl.com/FtGreeneVCtr Leader: August Davidson-Onsgard  AugustDavidsonOnsgard.com Focus: Spring migration of songbirds at a historic park. No registration necessary. Nearest train stations: DeKalb Avenue station; exit and walk 5 blocks east on DeKalb Avenue; Also Fulton Ave A and G lines, walk north on South Portland Ave Site references: https://www.nycgovparks.org/parks/fort-greene-park ; https://tinyurl.com/FTGreeneMaylist

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Prospect Park: Birdwatching for Beginners

May 23 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until June 6, 2020

Prospect Park: Audubon Center, Prospect Park Audubon Center
Brooklyn, NY 11225 United States
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Birdwatching for Beginners meets at the Prospect Park Audubon Center at The Boathouse at 12 noon. Bring binoculars if you have them; otherwise, binoculars are available for loan. Leaders are members of the Brooklyn Bird Club.

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Prospect Park Tuesday Spring Migration Walks

May 26 @ 7:30 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until May 26, 2020

Prospect Park: Vanderbilt Playground, 170 West Drive
Brooklyn, NY 11218 United States
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Leader: Bobbi Manian Meet at Vanderbilt Street entrance (near Vanderbilt Playground)  at 7:30 am No registration necessary. Please review our trip guidelines here: http://brooklynbirdclub.org/information-registration

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Prospect Park Thursday Spring Migration Walk

May 28 @ 7:15 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:15 am on Thursday, repeating until May 28, 2020

Prospect Park, Grand Army Plaza, Flatbush Avenue and East Drive
Brooklyn, NY
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Leader: Tom Stephenson Meet 7:15 a.m. at the Grand Army Plaza entrance, by the Stranahan statue. No registration necessary. Please review our trip guidelines here: http://brooklynbirdclub.org/information-registration

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Breeding Birds of the New Jersey Highlands: Wawayanda State Park

May 30

Leader: Ryan Goldberg Focus/Trip synopsis: Wawayanda State Park, near the northern border of New Jersey and New York, is one of the state's most important natural heritage sites. At about 1,200 feet elevation, its mixed coniferous-deciduous forests, and Atlantic cedar and rhododendron swamps, attract upwards of 80 different nesting species, and quite a few that typically breed farther north. We'll hope to hear and see many of them, including potential rarities like Cerulean and Golden-winged Warblers. Here's an eBird checklist from last June.…

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Prospect Park Saturday Spring Migration Walk

May 30 @ 7:30 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:30 am on Saturday, repeating until May 30, 2020

Prospect Park Pergola, Ocean Avenue and Parkside Avenue
Brooklyn, NY United States
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Meet 7:30 am at the “Pergola” entrance on Ocean and Parkside Avenues Leader:  Dennis Hrehowsik No registration necessary. Note: Nearest train stops Prospect Park (B express) and Parkside Avenues (local) Q trains

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Fort Greene Park, North Brooklyn

May 30 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Saturday, repeating until June 6, 2020

Meet 9 am at the Urban Park Rangers Visitors Center https://tinyurl.com/FtGreeneVCtr Leader: August Davidson-Onsgard  AugustDavidsonOnsgard.com Focus: Spring migration of songbirds at a historic park. No registration necessary. Nearest train stations: DeKalb Avenue station; exit and walk 5 blocks east on DeKalb Avenue; Also Fulton Ave A and G lines, walk north on South Portland Ave Site references: https://www.nycgovparks.org/parks/fort-greene-park ; https://tinyurl.com/FTGreeneMaylist

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Prospect Park: Birdwatching for Beginners

May 30 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until June 6, 2020

Prospect Park: Audubon Center, Prospect Park Audubon Center
Brooklyn, NY 11225 United States
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Birdwatching for Beginners meets at the Prospect Park Audubon Center at The Boathouse at 12 noon. Bring binoculars if you have them; otherwise, binoculars are available for loan. Leaders are members of the Brooklyn Bird Club.

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June 2020

Ward Pound Ridge Reservation birds and insects, Cross River, NY

June 6

Leader: Steve Nanz Focus: late spring migratory birds, breeding species Odonata, insects and butterflies Car Fee: $25.00                                                                                                                                                                                     Registrar:   Heidi Steiner-Nanz email heidi.steiner.bklyn@gmail.com or call before 8 pm 718- 369-2116 Registration Period: May 30th   – June 4th Site Profiles:                               https://parks.westchestergov.com/ward-pound-ridge-reservation https://www.dec.ny.gov/outdoor/84520.html http://www.stevewalternature.com/mulberry/lists/wprr_butterflies.htm Please review our trip guidelines here: http://brooklynbirdclub.org/information-registration

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Fort Greene Park, North Brooklyn

June 6 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Saturday, repeating until June 6, 2020

Meet 9 am at the Urban Park Rangers Visitors Center https://tinyurl.com/FtGreeneVCtr Leader: August Davidson-Onsgard  AugustDavidsonOnsgard.com Focus: Spring migration of songbirds at a historic park. No registration necessary. Nearest train stations: DeKalb Avenue station; exit and walk 5 blocks east on DeKalb Avenue; Also Fulton Ave A and G lines, walk north on South Portland Ave Site references: https://www.nycgovparks.org/parks/fort-greene-park ; https://tinyurl.com/FTGreeneMaylist

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Prospect Park: Birdwatching for Beginners

June 6 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until June 6, 2020

Prospect Park: Audubon Center, Prospect Park Audubon Center
Brooklyn, NY 11225 United States
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Birdwatching for Beginners meets at the Prospect Park Audubon Center at The Boathouse at 12 noon. Bring binoculars if you have them; otherwise, binoculars are available for loan. Leaders are members of the Brooklyn Bird Club.

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NYS Breeding Bird Atlas Walk in Prospect Park with the Brooklyn Bird Club and Feminist Bird Club

June 13 @ 7:15 am - 12:00 pm

Leaders: Tom Stephenson, Molly Adams and Martha Harbison Focus: Observing and documenting species according to their breeding behavior as part of a community science project. Synopsis: This year kicks off the NY Breeding Atlas III, a 5 year long survey of breeding birds throughout the state. Participants of this walk will be given information regarding how to volunteer using eBird and help record the species breeding in Prospect Park. (Breeding code examples: https://www.dec.ny.gov/animals/7308.html ) Registration is necessary for this walk; it will be capped at 15 participants. Registrar:   Peter Dorosh Prosbird@aol.com or…

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Tern, Tern, Tern at Nickerson Beach and High Noon Butterflies at Hempstead Plains Preserve

June 20

Leader: Adelia Honey wood Focus: Emphasis on tern species and breeding beach birds (Oystercatchers, Piping Plover, etc.); Butterflies and wildflowers at a new location for the club. Car Fee: $20.00                                                                                                                                                                                   Registrar:   Adelia Honey wood, email honeywood5@yahoo.com                                                                                                                                     Registration Period: June 13th – June 18th Site reference https://www.nassaucountyny.gov/2802/Nickerson-Beach-Park https://tinyurl.com/NickersonJunelist http://www.friendsofhp.org/site/ Note: In mid June 2019, the trip leader recorder seven species tern; hopefully 2020 will be as productive. This trip leaves quite early from Brooklyn to avoid the high admission fee into…

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Prospect Park Evening Bat Walk to benefit Bat Conservation International

June 26 @ 8:15 pm - 9:30 pm
Prospect Park: Bartel Pritchard Square, Bartel Pritchard Circle Columns
Brooklyn, NY 11215 United States
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Meet 8:15 pm (evening) at Bartel Pritchard’s Prospect Park entrance   (nearest train “F” and “G” to 15th Street/Prospect Park stop) NOTE: Rain date June 27th Leader: Danielle Gustafson Donation: $5.00 per person for Bat Conservation International – http://www.batcon.org/ Walk Synopsis: This evening walk will be led by the New York City Bat Group’s Danielle Gustafson. Starting at Bartel Pritchard, we will go across Long Meadow, ending at a stationary spot to view the best number of bats. Danielle will educate the group about the…

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July 2020

Butterflies, Odonata and insects of Brooklyn Bridge Park

July 12 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Brooklyn Bridge Park, 1 Water Street
Brooklyn, 11201
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Meet 9 AM at the Pier 1 "Lizzmonade" Building (where you buy the ferry tickets.) https://tinyurl.com/BBPPier1meetBBC Leader: Pawel Pieluszynski   ppieluszynski@bbp.nyc Focus: Breeding birds, Butterflies and nature in general Directions:   https://www.brooklynbridgepark.org/pages/info Note: Session is about 2.5 hours with a club’s first time primary focus on butterflies and insects at Brooklyn Bridge Park. Resource:   https://www.brooklynbridgepark.org/ https://www.brooklynbridgepark.org/blog/park-updates/rare-ladybug-found-in-park Please review our trip guidelines here: http://brooklynbirdclub.org/information-registration

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