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Address: 159 Sapsucker Woods Rd, Ithaca, NY

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nice trip on a warm sunny day with friends and family

This not only a place to learn, but a place to experience wildlife in their natural habitat. You can listen to presentation, explore at your own pace and take as long as you like... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2015
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Dryden, New York
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Dryden, New York
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

This not only a place to learn, but a place to experience wildlife in their natural habitat. You can listen to presentation, explore at your own pace and take as long as you like. nice picnic areas and trails.

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Brownville, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Great place to visit. It is very welcoming and peaceful. I have watched the live bird feeders online and it was neat to see them in person.

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Alfred, New York
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24 attraction reviews
114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

If you are looking for a quiet place to visit and find wildlife, here is a great option to consider.

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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Very interesting bird song laboratory. One can go into the room and pull up bird song from many different birds. There is also trails one can hike. However, would not go there when the mosquitos or black flies are out as the place is swampy.

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New Jersey
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28 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Great scenery, and be sure to visit the Cornell Ornithology Lab's little store. Great finds for bird lovers.

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Islesboro, Maine
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20 reviews 20 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Begin at the Ornithological Center and wander around the 5 miles or so of trails. Huge oaks and other mixed hardwoods provide a quiet and restful atmosphere.

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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9 reviews 9 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Super bowl of bird watching! Don't miss it, walk the trails, checkout the telescopes, spend time in the sound room

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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54 reviews 54 reviews
22 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Located across from the airport is Cornell University's Ornithology Ctr. Very nice visitor center and miles of walks around lakes and ponds, through the woods, lots of birds, both migratory and local. Borrow a pair of binocs from the visitor center for your walk. Very peaceful - lots a of places to stop, sit and enjoy nature.

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Rochester, NY
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68 reviews 68 reviews
22 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

We arrived at the Cornell Ornithology lab on 10/1/14 on our NY Finger Lakes Fall foliage trip. Be sure to take in the lab as well as the trails.The lab has movies in a 15 seat setting you can choose from a touchscreen, Most run 5 to 8 minutes with about 40 selections. A sound lab with a few chairs... More 

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Philadelphia
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183 reviews 183 reviews
28 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

We stopped by with our friends to introduce them to this Cornell gem. Managed to enjoy a couple of their very excellent and educational videos.

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