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Carolina wren, GBBC 2020 poster

Washington Square Park – Great Backyard Bird Count 2020

Please save the date for the 2020 Great Backyard Bird Count in the park. We will be walking the transect and counting winter birds on the morning of Saturday, February 15th. Email us for start time and meeting location. By the way, a Carolina wren (pictured above) was last seen in the park on October 5, 2019.

Red-bellied woodpecker by Richard Davis

Washington Square Park – Christmas Bird Count 2019

On an unseasonably warm Saturday last December, five observers counted birds in Washington Square Park for the 2019 Christmas Bird Count (CBC). The CBC is a project of the Audubon Society and is organized in the five boroughs by NYC Audubon. We hope to make the CBC a regular annual event in the park. We

Feminist Bird Club + Eco Projects walk in Washington Square Park, Oct 5, 2019

Washington Square Park – Fall Bird Walk with Feminist Bird Club

Our second annual fall bird walk with the Feminist Bird Club was held on October 5th. We walked the WSP Wildlife Survey transect for over two hours and observed 23 species. In addition to pigeon, house sparrow, and starling, we saw catbird, creeper, vireo, jay, pewee, wrens, warblers, woodpeckers, and thrushes.

Biodiversity Day 2019 at 6&B Garden

Explore Birds at Biodiversity Day at 6&B Garden

EXPLORE BIRDS will participate again the Biodiversity Day at the 6&B in the Lower East Side. Learn about the many aspects of backyard biodiversity with Melinda Billings, Loyan Beausoleil, Georgia Silvera Seamans, & Amy Berkov on Saturday, September 28, 2019 1:00 – 4:00 pm at the Sixth Street & Avenue B Garden in the Lower