Great Backyard Birdcount 2019 @ Wave Hill
Meet at Wave Hill House
SATURDAY, February 16, 2018
10 am – 1 pm
Free with admission to the grounds*
No experience necessary; bird watchers of all levels are encouraged to participate.
Take your birding adventures to the next level by participating in the annual Great Backyard Bird Count! This global “citizen science” research project engages bird watchers of all ages in helping to create a real-time snapshot of bird populations. Using smartphone apps and official, field-data forms, track and record the birds in Wave Hill’s backyard, guided by naturalist Gabriel Willow. Share your observations with fellow participants over cocoa and coffee at the conclusion of the program.
Wave Hill is a spectacular 28-acre public garden and cultural center overlooking the Hudson River and Palisades in the Bronx, Wave Hill’s vibrant landscape is one of the most beautiful spots in New York City.
Hours: Tuesday–Sunday: 9 am – 4:30 pm
Perkins Visitor Center: 9:30 am – 4 pm
Wave Hill House: 9 am – 4 pm
Marco Polo Stufano Conservatory 10 am – 12 pm; 1 – 4 pm
Glyndor Gallery 10 am – 4 pm
The Shop at Wave Hill 9:30 am – 4 pm
The Cafe at Wave Hill 10 am – 4 pm
$4 Students and Seniors 65+
$2 Children 6+
Free to Members and children under 6
Reciprocal benefits, guest and family passes are not accepted on Sunset Wednesdays and for special events
Onsite: $8 per vehicle
Offsite: Free, with continuous, complimentary shuttle van service.
Free weekday parking onsite for Wave Hill Members in January, February and March!
Wave Hill is located at West 249th Street and Independence Avenue in the Riverdale section of the Bronx, New York.
Bronx, NY 10471