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Wave hill Winter Birding credit Joshua Bright md
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Winter Birding

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Wave hill Winter Birding credit Joshua Bright md
Photo: Joshua Bright

The Hudson River Valley hosts an impressive diversity of bird species, even during the winter months. Explore Wave Hill’s tranquil gardens and woodlands with birder guide Gabriel Willow to observe birds in their winter habitat. Birders of all levels encouraged. Please bring your own binoculars. Winter Haven event.

Ages 10 and older welcome with an adult.

Space is limited.

Severe weather cancels.

Registration required; online or by calling 718.549.3200 x251.

Questions? Please email us at or call the telephone number and extension above.

Walks follow a variety of routes along mixed-material pathways and varying elevations.

  • Gabriel Willow

    Wave hill gabriel willow credit joshua bright 2209 md

    Gabriel Willow

    Gabriel Willow is a naturalist with a particular passion for birds and urban spaces. He is an environmental educator and ecological tour guide in NYC, where he leads tours and teaches classes for NYC Audubon and Wave Hill, among others. His tours focus on seeking out the overlooked and ignored elements of wildness hiding all around us, ranging from boat trips on the East River, to kayaking on Newtown Creek, to seeking the elusive Peregrine Falcons nesting on skyscrapers near Wall Street. He has created programs for Lincoln Center, the Morgan Library and Museum, the NY Botanical Garden, and more. He is also an artist, illustrator, and DJ.

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