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May 2017
May 6 @ 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Wild Bird Fund, 565 Columbus Ave
New York, NY 10024 United States

WHEN: Saturday, May 6th from 9:30 to 11:30 AM WHERE: Starts at Wild Bird Fund at 565 Columbus Avenue, and then travel to Central Park COST: $20 per person, $15 for members! Join WBF and native New York photographer Charles Chessler for a fun couple of hours learning how best to capture the beautiful birds that visit and make Central Park their home. At 9:30AM Charles will spend a half hour discussing some basic photographic concepts and best settings for bird photography. Then we’ll head…

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May 13 @ 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Wild Bird Fund, 565 Columbus Ave
New York, NY 10024 United States

Spring Migration is in full swing! Time to get outside and see who's around!  Please join WBF member and artist/naturalist Alan Messer for a Mid Spring Migration bird walk on May 13 (Rain Date, May 14). In Central Park, this time is the peak season for many warbler, vireo, and thrush species. We will also see our resident birds in nesting behavior and migrant sparrows and finches. Enjoy our birds and blooms of spring. We'll be meeting at the Wild…

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May 25 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Wild Bird Fund, 565 Columbus Ave
New York, NY 10024 United States

Join us for a Members Only event on May 25th at the Wild Bird Fund center featuring Don Riepe of the American Littoral Society, who will present on the history and inhabitants of the Jamaica Bay National Wildlife Refuge. Don Riepe has been the NY Chapter Director and a tour leader for the American Littoral Society for the past 30 years. He was recently featured in the PBS documentary, Saving Jamaica Bay. In 2003 he retired from the National Park…

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May 27 @ 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Wild Bird Fund, 565 Columbus Ave
New York, NY 10024 United States

Who's in town for Memorial Day Weekend?  Please join WBF member and artist/naturalist Alan Messer for a Mid Spring Migration bird walk on May 27 (Rain Date, May 28). Artist naturalist Alan Messer will guide us through the Ramble in Central Park searching for our resident and migrant nesters including: robins, grackles, red-tailed hawks, Baltimore orioles, and warbling vireos. This time of late Spring migration is peak season for certain warbler and thrush species as well as the flycatcher group.…

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June 2017
June 14 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Wild Bird Fund, 565 Columbus Ave
New York, NY 10024 United States

Join artist naturalist Alan Messer for a Members Only event: “Climate and Birds,” on Wednesday, June 14, 2017. Alan will explore what the global systems driving climate change are, the current environmental impacts, and what can we expect in the future. Alan Messer is an active volunteer for a host of environmental and conservation groups working with legislation, in the field, and in education, including the Linnaean Society, Food and Water Watch, and New York City Audubon. Alan is also…

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