Safe/Haven Update

Due to a private event, the exhibition Safe/Haven will be closed to visitors from 2–5 pm on Friday, May 14.

Audubon: Birdman for a Fledgling Nation

Saturdays and Sundays between July 2 – September 25, 2016

Macy's Sunday Story Time: New York City Birds!

Sun, 03/10/2013 - 11:30
Sun, March 10th, 2013 | 11:30 am

Recommended for children ages 4–7.

Learn all about New York City’s own birds, including Pale Male the Red-Tailed hawk and the baby Blue Jays of 87th Street. Then head upstairs to see colorful and innovative depictions of birds (including Red-Tailed hawks!) in the first installment of the three-part series Audubon’s Aviary.

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Bird Tales: Folk Telling from Around the World

Bill Gordh

Join folklorist Bill Gordh and celebrate bird heroes, tricksters, and villains. Don’t forget to visit Audubon’s Aviary to see the birds of America!

Sat, 03/09/2013 - 14:00
Sat, March 9th, 2013 | 2:00 pm
Sun, March 10th, 2013 | 2:00 pm

March 9 and 10, 2 pm

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Audubon’s Aviary Gallery Tour

Roberta Olson
Mon, 04/22/2013 - 11:00
Mon, April 22nd, 2013 | 11:00 am

Note: This event is sold out



This spring, the New-York Historical Society celebrates the sesquicentennial of its purchase of the 470 avian watercolors by Audubon, including the 435 models for The Birds of America, from Lucy Bakewell Audubon in 1863.

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Northern Parula (Parula americana), Study for Havell pl. no. 15

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Northern Parula (Parula americana), Study for Havell pl. no. 15
Watercolor, pastel, black ink, graphite, and gouache with selective glazing on paper, laid on card
18 1/2 x 11 5/8 in. (47 x 29.5 cm)
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New-York Historical Society, Purchased for New-York Historical by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon
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Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Fall Migration Bird Walk

Alan Messer
Sat, 10/08/2011 - 09:00
Sat, October 8th, 2011 | 10:00 am

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Journey with wildlife artist Alan Messer to some of the most magical places in Central Park’s wooded Ramble, discovering along the way both resident and migrating birds. Delight in the fall warblers and sparrows along with late-migrating nuthatches, finches and visiting raptors. Walking tours are limited to 35 guests per tour. Please buy tickets in advance.

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