Early Spring Birding at Jamaica Bay with Don Riepe (3/30)

03/30/2024 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM ET


  • $28.00  -  Member Admission
  • $42.00  -  General Admission


Join longtime birder and educator Don Riepe at the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge and explore this gem of New York City on an early morning stroll. The Refuge is home to nesting Cedar Waxwings, Brown Thrashers, Tree Swallows, Yellow Warblers, American Redstarts, Osprey, Willets, Clapper Rails, and up to seven species of wading birds. We'll traverse the refuge trails and observe these species and many more on their breeding grounds.


Registration required. $28 for NYC Audubon members, $42 for non-members. Limited to 15.


Accessibility and Directions:

Restrooms are available at the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center. The Visitor Center is a one-mile walk from the Broad Channel A subway station; it is also accessible via the Q21 and Q53 buses. Free parking is available in the Visitor Center lot. Visit the National Park Service website for the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge for comprehensive directions by public transportation and car.


Photo: A Clapper Rail ambles through the muddy ground. Credit: David Speiser.

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