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NYS Birding Trail Locations

Birdwatching or birding is a multigenerational activity that can be done by anyone, regardless of age, ability or background, anywhere in New York. Enjoy new outdoor recreation opportunities by checking out a great birding location near you.

The New York State Birding Trail is not a physical trail, but "connects" all of the best birding locations in regions across the state.

Check out the Birding Trail map, other birding resources and more.

Many links below leave DEC website.

Long Island

Nassau

Suffolk

New York City

For more resources related to birding in New York City, check out NYC Audubon's website.

Bronx County

Kings County (Brookyln)

New York County (Manhattan)

Queens County

Richmond County (Staten Island)

Hudson Valley

Columbia

Dutchess

Putnam

Rockland

Orange

Westchester

Catskills

Delaware

Greene

Schoharie

Sullivan

Ulster

Capital Region

Albany

Rensselaer

Saratoga

Schenectady

Washington

Adirondacks-North Country Birding Trail Region

Clinton

Essex

Franklin

Fulton

Hamilton

Herkimer

Jefferson

Lewis

Montgomery

St. Lawrence

Warren

Central - Finger Lakes

Cayuga

Chenango

Livingston

Madison

Monroe

Oneida

Onondaga

Oswego

Otsego

Seneca

Tompkins

Wayne

Yates

Greater Niagara

Erie

Genesee and Orleans

Niagara

Wyoming

Southern Tier

Allegany

Broome

Cattaraugus

Chautauqua

Chemung

Schuyler

Steuben

Tioga