“From coastal resiliency and sustainable green practices to the preservation of affordable housing, world-class public art, and vibrant, year-round programming in award-winning public spaces, Battery Park City leads the way in many of the measures that makes cities livable."

Raju Mann

President & CEO
  • 01/19
  • Community
  • Environment


Battery Park City is for the birds!

Celebrate the incredible resident and migratory birds spotted in Battery Park City with your own free copy of our official “Birds of Battery Park City 2020 Calendar,” available for download here.

The Battery Park City Authority has offered bird watching programs for a generation, but people have been observing and identifying birds in our parks since the neighborhood’s creation.

The gardens of BPC are particularly helpful to migratory birds. Maintained organically and pesticide free, these plantings offer a food source and cover. Song birds – like warblers and thrushes – migrate at night, landing in this oasis of green space at first light, exhausted from their overnight journey and in need of food and a place to rest safely before the next leg of their journey.

Our Parks Programming team maintains BPCA’s “Life List” of birds spotted in or from Battery Park City, which is currently at 102 different species identified!

We hope you enjoy these and all our feathered friends across BPC’s 36 acres of parks and public space.

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