Sauntering with Thoreau: A Birding Walk in Bryant Park

A guided visit of the exhibition, This Ever New Self: Thoreau and His Journal, with Christine Nelson, Drue Heinz Curator, Literary and Historical Manuscripts, is coupled with a bird spotting walk through Bryant Park in this special before-hours event. Explore Thoreau’s handwritten notebooks and the spyglass he used to observe and document the birds at Walden Pond then set out with Gabriel Willow of New York City Audubon to discover the surprising variety of birds living in the heart of New York City. Presented in collaboration with New York City Audubon.

Tuesday, June 13, 9:30 am
$25; $20 for Morgan and NYC Audubon members.

Thoreau's spyglass. Glass, brass, and mahogany; manufactured in England about 1853. Concord Museum; gift of Mr. Walton Ricketson and Miss Anna Ricketson, 1929; Th41

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