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Discovery Series: Beginner Birding

August 18, 2023 @ 9:30 am 11:30 am

Padanarum Rd
Bolton Landing, New York 12814

New York is home to more than 450 species of birds. While hiking up to the Godwin Preserve Overlook you will learn birding basics on how to identify birds. The overlook will provide great views of soaring raptors and nearby songbirds to test out your new identification skills.

Binoculars and the smartphone app Merlin Bird ID recommended.

This hike is rated moderate and includes a some short climbs. 1.6 miles total length.

Scarlet tanager © Alex Novick

About the Discovery Series

This Discovery Series includes themed hikes, February through October, and geared towards learners of all ages. Hikes vary in location and duration (between 1.5 to 2 hours). Click here for a full list of Discovery Series events.

Our thanks to the Town of Bolton, Sylvamo, and the Lake George Mirror for their support of the 2023 Discovery Series!