Birding and Botany: Explore Nature in NYC’s Parks with a City Naturalist on a Bird and Tree Walk

Upper West Side

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The Deal

  • $25 for one admission to a natural tour of a city park with Leslie Day
  • Upon purchase, you may schedule for one of the available dates and locations
  • You must reserve your date here in advance of the event

Each event is capped at 30 purchasers.

What You'll Do

New York is a sprawling metropolis—but it's also one of the greenest cities in the world. There are hundreds of miles of parks, gardens, and forests, each with its own history. Author and city naturalist Leslie Day brings groups to Central Park or Fort Tryon Park to learn about the plants and animals that thrive in each habitat. And because New York City is right beneath the Atlantic Flyway, the route migratory birds take each fall and spring, she'll also point out the warblers, tanagers, orioles, and woodpeckers flocking by.

  • Tour of a City Park Author and city naturalist Leslie Day leads your group through Central Park or Fort Tryon Park to investigate the beautiful scenery

  • Spot Different Plants and Animal Species Along the way, Leslie will point out trees, wildflowers, birds, and other flora and fauna that thrive in each habitat

Your Host

Leslie Day Leslie Day Author and City Naturalist

For 36 years, Dr. Leslie Day lived on a houseboat on the Hudson River. The experience opened her eyes to the diversity of nature within New York City, and since then, she's been a passionate educator on the topic. She's taught science to students of all levels from pre-k through middle school on to graduate school. She's also written three books about the natural world in New York City, and even fielded questions on the topic for The New York Times.


Tips from Groupon Customers

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    Upper West Side

    Central Park W and 79th Street

    New York, New York 10024

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In a Nutshell

Leslie Day will open your eyes to gorgeous birds, diverse tree species, wildflowers and other wildlife

The Fine Print

Expires Sep 7th, 2014. This deal is for the purchase of a ticket. Reservations required prior to attending event. Dates subject to capacity and cancellation. Refundable only on day of purchase. Min. of 6 participants or experience subject to cancellation. No value after experience date & time have passed. Gratuity included. Guests should wear comfortable walking shoes and bring binoculars if possible. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.