Hudson River Audubon Society of Westchester
A New York Chapter of the National Audubon Society
Serving the communities of Ardsley, Dobbs Ferry,
Hastings-on-Hudson, Irvington and Yonkers

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Where to Bird in
Westchester County

Where to Bird
Outside of Westchester

Birding Outside of Westchester County
Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge (JBWR), Queens

    One of the top places to bird in NY and is a great location year-round. August is a great time to walk the East Pond (map of East Pond from birdingdude) for thousands of shorebirds. Spring and fall yield migrants, late fall for hundreds of Snow Geese and tons of other waterfowl. Winter holds ducks and many half-hardies, a great place to start your New Year list off right.

    In spring, after a visit to Jamaica Bay, a visit to the Forest Park watering hole can be a great place to find migrants coming for a cool drink mid to late day. (direction from Jamaica Bay are below)

Forest Park

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