The Cornell Lab in fall by Dimitri Ponirakis

Visit Us

Our Visitor Center is filled with science exhibits and artwork, nestled within a 230-acre sanctuary with 4 miles of trails for exploring.

Plan Your Visit Watch birds. Take a stroll. Listen to the woods.

Enjoy our art and science exhibits; watch birds rain or shine; and explore 4 miles of trails through our 230-acre sanctuary.

What’s Happening Today at the Cornell Lab

Click play to watch a live feed of birds in our feeder garden.

Recent Bird Sightings

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In Our Auditorium

Red List: A visual meditation on endangered birds using lithograph and collage, by Adele Henderson. Through August 2019.

Next Monday Night Seminar

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Events for week of August 18, 2019

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Sun 18th

Beginner Bird Walk

August 18 at 8:30 am9:30 am
Mon 19th
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Tue 20th

Behind-the-Scenes Tour

August 20 at 11:00 am12:00 pm
Wed 21st
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Thu 22nd

Behind-the-Scenes Tour

August 22 at 11:00 am12:00 pm
Fri 23rd

Behind-the-Scenes Tour

August 23 at 11:00 am12:00 pm
Sat 24th

Beginner Bird Walk

August 24 at 8:30 am9:30 am

Exploration Station

August 24 at 10:00 am12:00 pm

Behind-the-Scenes Tour

August 24 at 11:00 am12:00 pm

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How to Get Here


Cornell Lab of Ornithology
159 Sapsucker Woods Rd
Ithaca, NY 14850

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Public Transportation:

Bus: TCAT Route 41 stops at the Hanshaw–Sapsucker Woods Rd intersection. Service to the Cornell Lab is available on demand. Details.

Campus shuttle:

Free shuttle runs 4 times daily between Cornell Lab and Cornell University, Mon–Fri, during the fall and spring semesters. Details.


Visitor Center is handicapped accessible; wheelchairs are available. Wheelchairs are not recommended on the nature trails.

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