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The New York City Audubon Society guide to finding birds in the metropolitan area

Author: Marcia T Fowle; Paul Kerlinger; New York City Audubon Society.
Publisher: Ithaca, N.Y. : Comstock Pub. Associates, a division of Cornell University Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Positioned along the major East Coast migratory flyway, New York City and the surrounding areas offer some of the finest birding opportunities in North America. More than 355 species have been  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Guidebooks
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marcia T Fowle; Paul Kerlinger; New York City Audubon Society.
ISBN: 0801485657 9780801485657
OCLC Number: 45223492
Description: xix, 230 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
Contents: Map of Birding Sites in the New York City Metropolitan Area viii --
How This Guidebook Was Assembled --
Why the New York City Area Is a Marvelous Birding Place --
Birding Seasons: A Calendar for Birders --
Ranking of Birding Sites --
Using the Checklist --
Personal Safety --
Safety and Law of the Birds --
1 Bronx 8 --
Pelham Bay Park --
Van Cortlandt Park --
New York Botanical Garden --
Spuyten Duyvil Shorefront Park/Riverdale Park/Wave Hill --
2 Brooklyn 36 --
Prospect Park --
Brooklyn Botanic Garden --
Green-Wood Cemetery --
Floyd Bennett Field and Dead Horse Bay --
3 Manhattan 59 --
Central Park --
Inwood Hill Park --
Riverside Park --
4 Queens 80 --
Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge --
Breezy Point District: Jacob Riis Park/Fort Tilden/Breezy Point --
Forest Park --
Alley Pond Park --
5 Staten Island 101 --
Great Kills Park --
Wolfe's Pond Park --
Mount Loretto Nature Preserve/Long Pond Park --
Conference House Park --
Northwest Corridor: Saw Mill Creek Park (Chelsea Marsh)/Prall's Island, Goethals Pond, Mariners Marsh Preserve/Arlington Marsh --
Clove Lakes Park --
6 Nassau County, Long Island 133 --
Jones Beach State Park --
Point Lookout --
Hempstead Lake State Park --
7 Westchester County, New York 144 --
Edith G. Read Wildlife Sanctuary at Playland Park, Rye --
Marshlands Conservancy, Rye --
Lenoir Preserve, Yonkers --
Sprain Ridge Park, Yonkers --
8 Nearby Sites in New Jersey 158 --
Liberty State Park, Hudson County --
Hackensack Meadowlands/Richard W. DeKorte Park, Bergen County --
Sandy Hook, Monmouth County --
9 Great Birding Day Trips 170 --
Montauk Point, Suffolk County, N.Y. --
Doodletown Road/Iona Island, Rockland County, N.Y. --
Slide Mountain, Ulster County, N.Y. --
Wallkill National Wildlife Refuge, Passaic County, N.J. --
Shawangunk Grasslands National Wildlife Refuge, Ulster County, N.Y. --
Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge, Morris County, N.J. --
Pine Barrens, Burlington County, N.J. --
Brigantine Division of Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge, Atlantic County, N.J. --
Island Beach State Park, Ocean County, N.J. --
10 New York Pelagic Birding Opportunities 188 --
11 Hawkwatches near New York City 191.
Other Titles: Guide to finding birds in the metropolitan area
Responsibility: Marcia T. Fowle and Paul Kerlinger with a foreword by William Conway ; maps by Mark Stein ; illustrations by Louise Zemaitis.

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"A wonderful birding guide for New York City and spots nearby. A treasure house of facts, advice and lore. As a Manhattan birder, I couldn't help notice that many of our secrets are revealed. All the Read more...

 
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