- Talks + Tours
Intro to Birding
This virtual event is freeRegister
Anyone can be a birder! Log on, and Ryan Mandelbaum from the Feminist Bird Club will help get you started. Find out how to prepare for your outings with some basic equipment, then learn tips and tricks to observe and identify common birds in your local park, garden or neighborhood. Afterwards, connect with other birders at a free in-person birding walk at Wave Hill.
Registration closes at 4PM the day before. A link to the Zoom meeting will be provided upon registration and a reminder will be sent the day before. The meeting recording along with captions will be available shortly afterwards.
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Ryan Mandelbaum is a science writer, naturalist and member of the NYC Audubon's Young Conservationists Council. Originally from Long Island, Ryan travels around their resident borough of Brooklyn searching for and showing others local birds and stopover migrants. Ryan strives to make their walks welcoming, inclusive and fun and they'll also share plenty of random facts to dispense about the parks, wildlife, science and more. Ryan has written about birds for a variety of publications, including The New York Times, Gizmodo, Audubon, Gothamist. They also volunteer for the New York State Breeding Bird Atlas, Feminist Bird Club and The Finch Research Network. When not thinking about birds, Ryan works full-time at IBM as a physics writer.