Cornell Lab of Ornithology
159 Sapsucker Woods Rd
Ithaca, NY 14850
Request a reservation (for groups of 10 or more).
The Sapsucker Woods Sanctuary is open every day, dawn to dusk.
Visitor Center Hours
Monday–Thursday: 8:00 A.M.–5:00 P.M.
Friday: 8:00 A.M.–4:00 P.M.
Saturday: 9:30 A.M.–4:00 P.M.
Sunday: 11:00 A.M.–4:00 P.M.
Hours may change due to special events. We are closed on some holidays.
Closed Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving Day, and December 24-January 1. Open 10:00 A.M.–4:00 P.M. on Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, and the day after Thanksgiving. Open until 4:00 P.M. November 23.
Adelson Library Hours
Monday-Friday: 10:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M. and 1:00 P.M. - 4:00 P.M.
Where to Stay
Located just minutes away from the Cornell Lab, the Courtyard by Marriott offers Lab visitors special reduced rates. This rate is based on availability and subject to change. Free shuttle service is available to and from the Cornell Lab by appointment on the hour from 7:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M. Please call 866-541-3600 and ask for the Lab of Ornithology visitors' rate, or visit the Courtyard by Marriott website.
Admission is free. We appreciate donations and member support to help with trail maintenance and local outreach programs.
Come celebrate the return of the songbirds! Family-friendly events and the inside scoop on conservation and research at the Cornell Lab.
Migration Celebration 2013
Saturday, May 11
At the Cornell Lab of Ornithology (directions)
We have an exciting line-up of exhibits and activities this year!
Migration Mobile Adventure
Follow the path among outdoor activity tables and create a migratory bird mobile to take home
Interactive Cornell Lab research exhibits
Your chance to meet the scientists and explore current research
Guided bird walks
Watch birds at Sapsucker Woods sanctuary
Face painting for all ages!
Decorate your face to celebrate spring.
Wild birds up close and personal!
Live birds from the Cornell raptor program
Kids' games and activities
Start by getting banded like a bird!
Gardening for Birds
Turn your yard into a bird haven!
Be a Migration Celebration volunteer! Go here for the online registration form.
PLUS! Cayuga Lake Creamery will also be there with their wonderful ice cream and other snacks.
For more information contact us 800/843-BIRD (2473)
Take a peek at Migration Celebration. To get an idea of the exhibits and activities we have, watch a video of a previous celebration.
Go to http://adobe.com to get flash player to watch this video