Thursday, February 21, 2013

Feb 23rd Urban Birder walk and program

From Maria Carrasco , director of the Boathouse Audubon Center

Bird Watching Tour through Prospect Park with “The Urban Birder”

Saturday, February 23rd 2013 at 9 am

New York City Audubon and Prospect Park Audubon Center present an exciting

opportunity for bird-watchers and nature lovers of all skill levels. Join David

Lindo (better known as “The Urban Birder”) on a two hour walk to some of the

best bird watching spots in Prospect Park. Hailing from the UK, David travels

and speaks around the world engaging city dwellers in the wonders of nature.

Presented in conjunction with the New York City Audubon lecture series on

Tuesday, February 19th at 6pm, the tour will give bird enthusiasts of all levels

the opportunity to learn from and speak with this dynamic and experienced

leader. The tour will begin at Grand Army Plaza and end at the Audubon Center

where guests can warm up with hot chocolate and coffee.

Meet at Grand Army Plaza (Flatbush and Eastern Parkway on the park-side) at 9

am. Call (718) 287-3400 ext 303 with any questions. Binoculars will be

provided. We are asking for a $5 donation that will offset the costs of hot


*Also: Lecture Series presented by NYC Audubon: Tuesday, February 19th at 6 pm.

The event will be held at The Arsenal, Central Park, Fifth Avenue at 64th

Street, 3rd Floor Gallery. Free and open to the public.

 ALSO , same info , from

Ajamu Brown & the Prospect Park Audubon Center invited you to

Join me on an urban bird tour with david lindo

Saturday, February 23, 2013

9:00 AM - 11:30 AM


Prospect Park

Meeting point: on the corner of flatbush ave. and eastern parkway, across from Central Library

Brooklyn NY 11238

From Ajamu Brown

Hope all well. My friend David Lindo will be visiting from the U.K. and I wanted to see if you would be interested in having him speak at one of your meeting while he is in New York from Feb 11th until Feb 28th.I know that he will be speaking at Cornell Lab of Ornithology in Ithaca from the Feb 17-19th but otherwise is available. I've listed his information below. If you are interested please let me know.

Hope to hear from you soon.



David Lindo is known the world over as The Urban Birder. His vibe is all about getting city dwellers wherever they may live to look up and notice nature – even in the most urban of jungles. David is a regular on TV and radio in the UK and abroad, has a flourishing website and blog plus writes for a host of magazines internationally. He has travelled around the globe visiting urban and not so urban spots to spread the word that nature is all around us. He is also a popular speaker and tour leader taking nature lovers around places as diverse as The Shetland and Los Angeles.

Formally the Head of Membership at The British Trust for Ornithology, David is a patron of the Alderney Wildlife Trust, Birding For All (for birders with disabilities), Spitalfields City Farm and is a Fellow of the International League of Conservation Writers.

‘The Urban Birder’ his successful first book was published in August 2011. His next book ‘Look Up!’ a guide to being an urban birder will be out in the spring of 2014.

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