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NYC’s 5 Best Spots For Birdwatching

We’re not talking about pigeons. Thanks to a unique combination of natural features and resources, the NYC area welcomes a variety of birds both seasonally and year-round. Read on for some of the city’s most scenic spots to see winged creatures.

06/20/2014

A Canvasback duck December 21, 2011 at the Bronx Zoo in New York. (Credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Bronx Zoo Set To Host Special Birdwatching Event

he Bronx Zoo this weekend is showing off its birds – not just the ones the zoo keeps, but the ones who are merely passing through too.

05/16/2014

Long Island Bird Strike

Birds Slam Into Windows, Leave Long Island Couple Lying Awake

It has been a full week of rude awakenings for a Long Island couple, who said their home has been under siege by a group of birds slamming into their windows over and over again.

04/28/2014

Geese gather in Seaford, Long Island. (credit: CBS 2)

Town Of Hempstead Outlaws Large-Scale Bird Feedings

The Hempstead Town Board voted uananimously Tuesday for a law that targets property owners who attract many birds with large amounts of food.

02/04/2014

FILE - Canada geese (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Seaford Residents Say Neighborhood Feeding Frenzies Are For The Birds

Neighbors complained that the feed attracts hundreds of geese, seagulls, pigeons, ducks, and swans that leave the neighborhood looking and smelling foul.

11/11/2013

Ellen Kessler (Credit: CBS 2)

Upper East Side Woman Helps Save Injured Hawk

A red-tailed hawk crashed into a window at a high-rise apartment building.

08/12/2013

Signs designed by local students line Lido Beach warning of endangered species nesting areas. (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

L.I. Students Pitch In To Protect Endangered Birds

A group of children from Roosevelt, N.Y., designed colorful signs that now line Lido Beach, reading “Protect Nature,” “Caution: Bird Nesting Area,” and “Help Us.”

06/23/2013

Netting in a gazebo in South Amboy's Raritan Bay Waterfront Park. (credit: CBS 2)

Residents Concerned Netting At South Amboy Park Is Responsible For Killing Birds

Netting under gazebos at the Raritan Bay Waterfront Park in South Amboy is meant to keep birds from getting in and nesting. One couple said the netting has led to the deaths of dozens of birds.

04/30/2013

5 Boro Green Roof Garden on Randall's Island - April 18, 2013 (credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

Inaccessible New York Earth Day Special: The 5 Boro Green Roof Garden

In our series, Inaccessible New York, we’ve been visiting places that are off limits to the public. Well, this one has a twist.

04/22/2013

The owl rescued by Suffolk County police officer (credit: SCPD)

Suffolk County Police Officers Rescue Injured Owl

Emergency Service Police Officers Fred Sales and Carl Glaser responded after a 911 caller reported an injured owl on the side of the westbound LIE near Exit 65 at 8:25 a.m.

04/10/2013

A Baby Gull Rescued By The Wild Bird Fund. (Photo Credit: Wild Bird Fund/Facebook)

1 Year Later, Wild Bird Fund Sees Plenty Of Wild Birds — And More — On UWS

New York (CBSNewYork) It’s been nearly a year since the Wild Bird Fund opened New York City’s only center for wildlife rehabilitation, located on Manhattan’s Upper West Side. “Once those doors opened, more and more people came”, co-founder Rita […]

1010 WINS–03/31/2013

Great Backyard Bird Count

Audubon Society: Many Conn. Bird Species Declining In Population

The Connecticut Audubon Society has issued its annual report on the state of birds in the Northeast – specifically Connecticut.

02/23/2013

Credit 1010 WINS Reporter Gary Baumgarten

Turkeys Take Up Residence In Staten Island Neighborhood

In late December two of them crashed into car windows in front of Forest Bard Liquors on Forest Avenue, while another perched on the window ledge of a Sovereign Bank.

01/19/2013

Monk Parakeet (file / credit: Ujorge via Wikipedia)

Effort On To Save Monk Parakeets Of Edgewater

When a contractor tore down tree nests built by a flock of monk parakeets along River Road near Route 5 in Edgewater, Alison Evans-Fragale rushed over and put up a man-made nesting platform.

12/14/2012

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Pesticides Cause Birds To Fall Out Of Sky, Die In Millville, N.J.

Some residents of Millville witnessed birds, including red-winged blackbirds and sparrows, falling out of the sky and dying around 8:30 a.m. Tuesday.

08/15/2012

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