Birding Tours

Find a suprising diversity of birds with guided tours led by NYC Audubon

Discover the surprising diversity of birds that call Bryant Park home during migratory season with guided tours. Located in the heart of Midtown, Bryant Park is a hotspot for avian visitors and birders alike. Past sightings include warblers, tanagers, vireos, thrushes, and even a Chuck-will’s-widow!

Our birding tours are held in the spring and fall of each year.

Meet at Heiskell Plaza

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Hours

April 10, 2017 – May 18, 2017

September 11, 2017 – October 19, 2017

Mondays, 8am-9am
Thursdays, 5pm-6pm

Presented in partnership with

Bird of the Week

This year, as part of our new Bird of the Week photo contest, we invite tour-goers to snap photos of the birds in the park and email us their best picture

2017 Birding Tour List of Sightings

Bryant Park's Birding Tours take place during Spring and Fall migrations, when dozens of species use the park as a pit stop on their seasonal journeys. Over the years, 124 unique species of bird have been spotted in Bryant Park. This list will be updated with each tour's list of sightings.

Birds in Bryant Park

American Woodcock, Jeanne Tao

The Great American Woodcock in Bryant Park

One of the hallmarks of early-spring migration, arriving just as the snows begin to melt in mid-March, is a curious bird called the American Woodcock.

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