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05/11/2024 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM ET

This World Migratory Bird Day enjoy the beautiful Fort Tryon Park as it commands sweeping views of the Palisades and the Hudson River from soaring cliffs of bedrock in northern Manhattan. Past encounters include a variety of birds such as Bald Eagles and Ruby-throated Hummingbirds.

Fort Tryon Park’s 67 acres are accessible to birders of all abilities and disabilities. Accessible-friendly routes including many well-paved walkways are suitable for birders with strollers, carriages, wheelchairs, walkers, canes, etc. Accessibility is enhanced by birding guide and educator Alexandra Wang (Avian Alex), M.S. Ed., who offers augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) pamphlets, Braille pamphlets and plush birds for an inclusive birding tour. Further accommodations can be requested in advance by reaching out to Alex at alexmwang1992@gmail.com.

The group will meet at the main entrance of Fort Tryon Park on Margaret Corbin Circle. Registration not required but encouraged. No limit. Free.

Accessibility and Directions:

The M4 bus will take visitors to the main entrance at Margaret Corbin Circle. If you take the A train to 190th Street station and take the elevator up to Fort Washington Avenue, Margaret Corbin Circle will be on your right. The 175th Street A train station is an accessible station. Exit and take the M4 bus to Margaret Corbin Circle. There is an accessible restroom at the Bonnefont Restaurant. To learn more about Fort Tryon Park, please visit the NYC Parks website.

Fort Tryon Park: Birding for All with the Feminist Bird Club

Sunday, May 5, 2024
9:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.

Join the Feminist Bird Club of NYC for a beginner-friendly birding walk and workshop in Fort Tryon Park. A limited number of binoculars will be available to borrow. Wear comfortable shoes and bring a full water bottle! Walk will meet at the Margaret Corbin Circle entrance to Fort Tryon Park. Access notes: the park has paved paths and steep slopes. For accessibility information, contact info@forttryonparktrust.org.


Margaret Corbin Circle in Fort Tryon Park

Directions to this location