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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Dates and times

Spring Birding Tours: April 22, 2019 - June 6, 2019

Fall Birding Tours: September 9, 2019 - October 17, 2019

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

Presented in partnership with

2018 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, 129 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

Common Yellowthroat, Debbie Becker

The Common Yellowthroat

I would like to take this occasion to focus on a charming visitor to Bryant Park; at certain times of year this is the most abundant bird species in the park

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American Woodcock, Elise Wong

The Great American Woodcock in Bryant Park

posted October 17, 2017

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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