…and your creation could become the face of the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation!  Not only that, but whatever design that is chosen will be made into a costume so your mascot could someday become as famous as the Philly Phanatic!  Personally, I think someone should come up with a decent bird design, but whatever your design is you can enter the competition here.

Written by Corey
Corey is a New Yorker who lived most of his life in upstate New York but has lived in Queens since 2008. He's only been birding since 2005 but has garnered a respectable life list by birding whenever he wasn't working as a union representative or spending time with his family. He lives in Forest Hills with Daisy and Desmond Shearwater. His bird photographs have appeared on the Today Show, in Birding, Living Bird Magazine, Bird Watcher's Digest, and many other fine publications. He is also the author of the American Birding Association Field Guide to the Birds of New York.