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Wave Hill Birding: A Pair of Walks Draw Flocks

A young, white-crowned sparrow, courtesy of Jim Wright

An expert birder and naturalist, Gabriel Willow leads walks and excursions all over the world, yet he has an easygoing and accessible way of encouraging new birders without overwhelming them with information. His walks are a regular feature of each…

Wave Hill Birding: Summer Memories

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An expert birder and naturalist, Gabriel Willow leads walks and excursions all over the world, yet he has an easygoing and accessible way of encouraging new birders without overwhelming them with information. His walks are a regular feature of each…

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An expert birder and naturalist, Gabriel Willow leads walks and excursions all over the world, yet he has an easygoing and accessible way of encouraging new birders without overwhelming them with information. His walks are a regular feature of each…

Birds and Binos

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An expert birder and naturalist, Gabriel Willow leads walks and excursions all over the world, yet he has an easygoing and accessible way of encouraging new birders without overwhelming them with information. His walks are a regular feature of each…

Birding on a Balmy, Almost-spring Morning

Naturalist Gabriel Willow contributes his extensive knowledge of diverse bird species and their behavior once a month on an early Sunday morning. He comments here on the walk he led on March 9. It was a lovely walk!  I led…

Birds and Bugs!

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Science and learning specialist Gabriel Willow is an urban ecologist and tour guide for NYC Audubon, and leads regular Sunday morning bird walks at Wave Hill. He shares here the walk he led on July 14, 2013. Today’s walk was…

Moms and Birds

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Science and learning specialist Gabriel Willow is an urban ecologist and tour guide for NYC Audubon, and leads regular Sunday morning bird walks at Wave Hill. He shares here the walk he led on Mother’s Day, May 12, 2013. It…

This Week in the Gardens: Spring Preening (Apr 8)

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Laurel Rimmer, Assistant Director of Public Programs, shares evidence of the new season arriving at Wave Hill. It’s the first week of April and spring is finally settling over Wave after a cold and blustery March. The gardeners are busy…

A Storybook Cardinal Tree!

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Visual artist Ilse Murdock is the Manager of Wave Hill’s Family Art Project, a free, drop-in program that for more than 20 years has helped connect families with both art and nature.  If you visited Wave Hill’s Family Art Project…

Birdwatching–Beginner’s luck

Marjorie Lune is a Wave Hill School Programs Intern this spring. She is a student in the Bank Street Graduate School of Education’s Museum Education Program. On my third day interning at Wave Hill, I went birdwatching for the first time…