Natural History of Birds: Spring
With its variety of habitats and position on the Atlantic Flyway, NYC is a bird-lover's paradise! Over 300 distinct resident or migratory species live or pass through here each year, including many nesting species such as Peregrine Falcons, Red-tailed Hawks, Yellow Warblers, Warbling Vireos, and Baltimore Orioles. Discover the important role birds play in our ecosystem. And improve your ability to identify species by learning to use field marks, observe distinctive feather patterns, beak and body shapes, and evaluate songs and behaviors.