@Regran_ed from @jbrpc - Jamaica Bay Raptorama!
Sunday, October 21 ☼ 10am - 3pm
at the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge
Visit the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge to see and celebrate hawks, falcons, eagles, owls, and other birds of prey. Learn about raptors, their behavior, biology, and migration, as well as where to find many species around the city. Activities include meeting live hawks and owls provided by a local rehabilitation center, indoor slide programs, family art activities, and a visit to the hawk watch platform nearby at Fort Tilden. .
Bring your binoculars (or borrow ours) and lots of curiosity! Free* and open to the public.
*Donations appreciated to help offset costs.This event is a collaboration among NYC Audubon, Gateway National Recreation Area, the American Littoral Society—Jamaica Bay Guardian, and the Jamaica Bay-Rockaway Parks Conservancy.
Directions: Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center is located along Cross Bay Blvd in southern Queens approximately 2¼ miles south of Howard Beach and ¼ mile north of Broad Channel. Q52 and Q53 buses stop on Cross Bay Blvd at the Visitor Center parking entrance traffic signal. The 10-minute walk to the Visitor Center from the A train stop at Broad Channel is approximately ¾ mile
#Raptors #birds #JamaicaBay - #regrann