As migratory season starts, it's time to dust off those binoculars.
It happens every fall: migrating birds, working their way south, spot Bryant Park from the air, and hundreds of them swoop down to take a respite. NYC’s geographic location ensures that travelers from New England as well as from Canada pass over, increasing the number of birds in our parks and ensuring handsome rewards for birders.
To take advantage of these circumstances, Bryant Park Fall Birding Tours, return on September 11, led by Gabriel Willow of New York City Audubon. We offer two tours each week: 8-9am on Mondays; and 5-6pm on Thursdays. The six-week session concludes on October 19. Tours begin at Heiskell Plaza and are free and open to all. So far, 124 species have been spotted at Bryant Park, including warblers, tanagers, vireos, thrushes, and even a Chuck-will’s-widow!
You’ll want to be here if we spot a new species. If you couldn’t make it to the Spring Birding tours earlier this year, here’s a blogpost listing every species spotted during the season.
Grand Ole Opry® brings free acoustic performances by some of the best in country music to the Southwest Porch.
Join Honors Bridge Club for weekend Bridge Socials this September.
Beginner classes taught by Manhattan Fencing Center pros return to the Fifth Avenue Terrace.
Close out another great season of dancing in the Plaza with Herbert Holler's old-school dance party.