Find parks, bird sanctuaries, and other cool bird watching spots in NYC where you can view beautiful and exotic species of birds. Explore Fun New York's comprehensive, go-to guide to bird watching in NYC. See our complete list of outdoor venues, where you can enjoy bird watching in New York City.
A Home to Some of NYC's Most Beautiful Birds!
Enjoy a memorable bird-watching expedition through NYC's Prospect Park--home to over 200 species of birds! Located along the Atlantic Flyway for North American bird migration, the park is one of the go-to places for birding in NYC. You'll even find rare birds like the Pied-billed Grebe, the American Bittern, and the Saw-whet Owl. Other birds commonly spotted in the area are the Yellow-bellied Sapsucker, the Green Heron, the Red-tailed Hawk, and 18 species of ducks.
The website includes an interactive map, in which you can view the best bird-watching sites in the park. If you're new to the sport of bird-watching, the Audubon Center hosts an Introduction to Bird-Watching tour every Saturday from 12 to 1:30 in the afternoon. Learn fascinated details about the many species of birds that frequent the area.