A dark iridescent purple-green colored bird with a distinctive long, down-curved bill. You are likely to see one or more Glossy Ibis in the marsh around Meadow Walk or Heron Overlook and swimming in Paul’s Pond.
Sanctuary Tours – 2018 Tour schedule
For 2018, the tours will run every Sunday between Memorial Day and Labor Day, Saturdays in July-August.
Please note, no tours scheduled on Memorial Day or Labor Day weekend.
Saturdays (July 7 through August 25) 10am
Sundays (June 3 through August 26) 10am
All Tours begin at Egret Espy Trail entrance at 114th Street and Second Avenue
Tours provide information on the natural history and wildlife of the Sanctuary, as well as discuss ongoing restoration efforts. Tours are 1 hour and suitable for families.
Baby Eastern Box Turtles Hatched in the Sanctuary
On Saturday September 20th, four baby Eastern Box Turtles emerged from a nest, followed by a fifth baby on Sunday September 21st. more...