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Upper East Side »

Central Park Radiation Test Among Science Studies Carried Out in City

Physicist Matthew Williamson was approved for a permit to study radiation in Central Park in June.

Brooklyn Heights »

Brooklyn Heights Parakeet Returns Home After 11-Day Search

Lemi, a yellow parakeet, went missing on May 9 after she flew away from her Brooklyn Heights family.

Financial District »

'BirdCam' of Nesting Falcons Returns to Skyscraper After Hurricane Sandy

Peregrine falcons have returned to nest at 55 Water St., laying four eggs this year.

West Brighton »

'Tawny Frogmouth' Bird to Perch at Staten Island Zoo

A 7-month-old male Tawny Frogmouth, an Australian species which resembles an owl, is coming to the zoo.

Upper East Side »

Central Park Zoo Breeds Scores of Endangered Waterfowl

Eight rare or endangered species of birds have produced hatchlings in Central Park so far this year.

Park Slope »

Scarlet Ibises Flaunt Their Feathers at Prospect Park Zoo

Beautiful red birds native to South America and the Caribbean recently arrived at the Prospect Park Zoo.

Mariners Harbor »

Oil Spill Off Staten Island Didn't Damage Bird Sanctuary, Coast Guard Says

The oil spill in the Kill Van Kull had no impact on Shooters Island Bird Sanctuary, officials said.

Lower East Side »

$1M Wetland Proposed for East River Park

The Lower East Side Ecology Center would include a wetland area to shelter birds and produce clean water.

Mariners Harbor »

Rescuers Spot 15 Birds Oiled After Fuel Spill Off Staten Island

The U.S. Coast Guard said 2,900 birds are in the affected area.

Riverdale »

In Bronx's Van Cortlandt Park, a Bird Watcher Haven, with History

The park is the go-to for bird watchers like John Young, who's been birding there for over 50 years.

Upper East Side »

Urban Birdwatching All the Rage in Central Park

Birds are the focus of this summer's Mostly Mozart Festival, a documentary and upcoming auction.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

Wild Turkey Flocks to Washington Heights Fire Escape

Washington Heights residents are keeping a watchful eye on a wild turkey that's living on a fire escape.

Greenwich Village & SoHo »

Violet the Hawk's Mourners Plan Washington Square Park Memorial

Violet the Hawk's carers want to build a memorial in the park to "capture her spirit."

Greenwich Village & SoHo »

Violet the Hawk's Fans Flock Online to Mourn Her Loss

Violet the Hawk was remembered on Facebook and a Twitter account named after her Red-tailed hawk son Pip.

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