Birding or Biodiversity Guide New York/New Jersey Area

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NBP is staffed with expert birders, photographers, naturalists, conservationists, and field scientists in the New York and New Jersey area. We have travelled extensively ourselves; we know and recognize your field needs. Our guides can search for birds, herptiles, mammals, insects or plants.

We are more than just listers, twitchers or taxonomists since we can discuss the ecological story behind your sightings. We also offer professional photographic or video service to artistically record your day or we can provide photo field lessons. Our published and award winning photographers have HD zoom, macro, wide angle and video lenses with multiple Nikon and Canon bodies to capture anything from insects to landscapes. Here and throughout this website please look at the quality pictures taken by our photographers (all are copyrighted).

Thirty percent (30%) of National Biodiversity Parks fees are a donation since this portion of collected funds are utilized to conserve biodiversity, birds and open space. This portion, according to your accountant’s guidance, may be tax deductible.

We feature a la carte services or an all-inclusive, turnkey, outdoor experience that provides everything. We offer airport/train/hotel/custom pickup services, overnight accommodations in NE and SE New Jersey with nature library, WiFi, internet, vehicle with driver, box lunches, home-made meals, multiple high-powered spotting scopes/tripods, digital cameras and field guide services in the New York/New Jersey area.

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Our accommodations are near many famous or less known but still special birding hotspots. These include various wildlife refuges, parks, forests, NW NJ home to over 110 breeding species plus many migrants, to infamous Cape May County. Our accommodations in NE NJ are close to some substantial forests and our south coastal NJ housing is near Brigantine NWR and a short drive to Cape May County.

Most importantly our guides are familiar with all the roads, areas and species in the greater area. We can also meet you at your field destination if you are not staying with us. We provide professional guiding from Jamaica Bay National Wildlife Refuge, NY, the biodiverse areas of western NJ and SE NY, to Cape May County, NJ, the Delaware Bay and all areas in between. If desired we can examine your target locations or desired species list, and plan custom routes.

Our top guides know all the songs and calls of the bird species in the Eastern United States. They hold over 15 American Birding Association (ABA) and New Jersey Audubon Society recognized avidiversity records, such as multiple top honors at The World Series of Birding, most bird species ever identified in 24 hours in January in NJ, most birds ever identified in 24 hours in February in NJ, most birds ever identified in 24 hours in April in NJ, most birds ever identified in 24 hours in Sussex County, NJ, most birds ever identified in 24 hours in Monmouth County, NJ, most birds ever identified in 24 hours in Union County, NJ, plus several more similar avian records.

If you are our guest for 3 or more days we add excitement and variety to your stay by offering drop off and pickup to various attractions of your choice, such as parks, The Statue of Liberty, theater district, Empire State Building, High Point State Park, Yankee Stadium, McSorley’s Ale House, museums, The Village, nightlife locations,…….or you can inquire about a specific attraction. Visits to attractions are usually combined with a 1/2 day field trip for an exciting “big city to wilderness”, one day expedition.

NBP lightens your travel load by providing multiple spotting scopes, cameras and tripods by prearrangement. If you wish to travel light by leaving expensive gear safely home we can provide them. If you are on business trip to the area and have limited room and time to organize all your field gear, no problem, its happened to us; we can equip you for the field.

NBP does it all! Just show up and enjoy the impressive wildlife and beautiful landscapes. Thirty percent of your tour costs are eligible for tax deduction. Please see our reasonable rates and offerings; if seriously interested in date availability and a quote please fill out and submit the internet form, with dates desired, below. Thanks.

General Rates :Abbreviations: pp is per person, RT is round trip, inc. is included

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* Notes:

Deposit needed to reserve dates. 90% refundable if cancellation is received 90 days before your intended arrival.

Airport, etc. pickup or drop off provided only with lodging for minimum 2 nights.

A 1/2 day is 4 hours in the field; day is 8 field hours. These hours exclude some travel times.

Three day minimum lodging required for us to provide Drop Off and Pickup services to various local attractions.

At airports or other meeting places there is a $15/30 minute waiting time charge.

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