Birds Take Flight | Maurice D. Hinchey Hudson River Valley National Heritage Area


The 2024 Hudson River Valley Ramble will occur on August 31st and every day in September. Event leaders will be able to submit events in Spring. If you have questions about hosting an event for the Ramble, please email

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Birds Take Flight


Albany Pine Bush Discovery Center
195 New Karner Road
Albany, NY 12205

42.718942 -73.863684

County: Albany
Region: Upper Hudson


  • September 8, 2024, 7:00AM
Detailed Times/Hours The Albany Pine Bush Discovery Center is open Mon-Fri from 9am - 4pm and Sat-Sun from 10am - 4pm.


Event Type Walk/Hike Description The breeding season has come to a close, and migratory birds are beginning to depart for warmer climates. Come join us for a morning bird walk to see who's passing through the Pine Bush on their way south, and who is sticking around for the winter. Organization Hosting the Event Albany Pine Bush Preserve Commission Phone Number 518-456-0655


Advance registration required.
To register, please visit or call (518) 456-0655.

Additional Information

This 1-mile hike traverses rolling sand dunes including staircases on some of the steeper dune slopes.
Additional Equipment Required: Please bring binoculars if you have them. We will have a limited number of binoculars available to borrow for the program.

Difficulty: Moderate
This event is NOT Suitable for children under: 10
Length (miles): 1
Boots Needed: No

Family Friendly: Yes
Barrier Free or Wheelchar accessible? No
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