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P.O. Box 270207
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06127-0207

 

Or e-mail us at: hartfordaudubon at yahoo.com

 

FIELD TRIPS:

Field Trips are open to the public.  Beginners are welcome. 

There is no charge for most club trips.  Attendees are responsible for their own meals, travel expenses and accommodations, when applicable.

Members and non-members can email us at: 
hartfordaudubon at yahoo.com.  Your inquiry will be appropriately routed to the trip leader in charge who will call you back to answer your questions. 

Note to Members
Please inform the leaders if you plan to join the group. Pouring rain generally cancels a trip, but it may not be raining at the trip site, so call. 

OVERNIGHT TRIPS: Please inform the leaders you are planning to join the group.

WEEKDAY WALKS: Please check the website and HASnotes for field trip announcements. New leaders are always welcomed. Contact David Zomick at dzsurtudo@gmail.com

The Hartford Audubon Society Board would like to remind and encourage its members to take seriously the Aims of this organization to promote conservation of our natural resources and car pool whenever possible.    


For more information on map location and trip meeting points for trips shown below, please click on the following link:


                         HAS Birding Trip Meeting Points



                                           2015 Trips:


Saturday, September, 2015  TBD   Swallow Spectacle Paddle   - 3 pm
Leader: David Zomick 860‑584‑2824 or
dzsurtudo@gmail.com

Date to be announced on HASnotes.
Join David Zomick on the CT River to see the “Swallow Spectacle.” We will first enjoy the Connecticut tidal scenery while paddling/ birding around the Lord Cove marsh & environs. We will then be in place for the breathtaking display at dusk.
Bring food, water, headlamp &/or flashlight/night stick, sunscreen, insect repellent, binoculars, camera, and, of course, a life jacket or PFD. Be prepared to return in darkness.  Rain cancels.

Pilgrim Landing in Old Lyme. 
Directions:
From the East — Take I-95 South to exit 70. Turn right onto Lyme Street. Then turn left on Halls Road/US-1; follow for 0.6 mile. Turn right onto Route 156/Neck Road. Pilgrim Landing will be on your left.

From the west — Take I-95 North to exit 70. Turn left onto Route 156/Neck Road. Pilgrim Landing will be on your left

Parking is limited. If you plan to attend, please contact David.

Saturday, September 12, 2015  - Hawk Watch at Booth Hill - Route 20 - 9 am
Leader: Paul Carrier 860‑485‑9654 or
carriergraphics@sbcglobal.net

Come see Broad-winged Hawks at their peak migration through Connecticut, with chances of seeing hundreds or thousands of birds. See other species as well. View Broad‑winged Hawks at their peak migration through Connecticut. Bring a chair, food and drink, and spend the day watching migrating hawks.
Call Paul for directions.



Saturday, September 12, 2015 - Station 43 Beginner's Bird Walk 1 - 8 am

Leaders: Roger Preston 860‑658‑5010 or
rapreston@snet.net
and Jon Ward 860‑416‑3958 or jward88787@aol.com

This is the first of four bird walks designed for beginners, though all are invited. Station 43 is an excellent biding area year ‘round, and on each walk we will look for seasonal birds. This area has produced good birds over the years, and you never know what might pop up. Wear High boots, as the area is inclined to be wet. Do yourself a favor, and mark your calendar with all four walks now. WEAR HIGH WATERPROOF BOOTS. Meet at corner of Newberry Rd and Main St, South Windsor


Sunday, September 13, 2015 - Stellwagen Bank Pelagic - 7:15 am
Leader: Tom Robben 860‑922‑1098 or robben99@gmail.com


Meet at the dock in Plymouth MA. Details at
trips33.blogspot.com.
Please join us for a one-day 8-hour boat trip in and around the rich waters twenty miles east of Stellwagen Bank and Cape Cod. Meet at 7:15am. The ship sails 8:00am and returns at 4:00pm. This year our ship will again depart from Plymouth MA, not from Cape Cod. Please go to this website,
http://trips33.blogspot.com, to get full details on this 2015 trip, including the meeting point and how you can buy/reserve your tickets for the 110-foot ship (do that soon, before the ship fills up). It is also essential that you email to robben99@gmail.com to register for this 2015 trip. This is a joint trip with Krill Carson's NECWA organization, and we will have an outstanding team of experts onboard. Last year we got our target bird, Sabine's Gull, and are hoping for it again this year.

Wednesday, September 16, 2015 - Hawk Watch at Booth Hill  - 9 am
Leader: Paul Carrier 860‑485‑9654 or
carriergraphics@sbcglobal.net

Come see Broad-winged Hawks at their peak migration through Connecticut, with chances of seeing hundreds or thousands of birds. See other species as well. View Broad winged Hawks at their peak migration through Connecticut. Bring a chair, food and drink, and spend the day watching migrating hawks.
Call Paul for directions.



Saturday, September 19, 2015 - Great Pond, Simsbury  -  8 am

Leaders: Roger Preston 860‑658‑5010 or
rapreston@snet.net and Jon Ward 860‑416‑3958 or jward88787@aol.com

This walk never fails to get good birds. We have birded the pond for many years. If you haven't been there, we would like you to join us. If you have been there, come on back and enjoy. Even if we don't see much, we plan on having a great time, and company is excellent! Great pond is a neat place, and a beautiful State Forest. 
Meet at the parking lot off Great Pond Rd in Simsbury.

Saturday, September 19, 2015  - Glastonbury Meadows  -  7:15 am
Leaders: Bill Asteriades 860‑659‑1912 or bill.asteriades@gmail.com and Andrew Dasinger 860‑652‑8521 or amdasinger@gmail.com

Join us for a morning walk through the Glastonbury Meadows, one of the premier biding locations in Hartford County. Species that could be seen include Connecticut Warbler, Sora and Virginia Rail. We are limited to 10 participants since the land is privately owned.  Contact Bill for reservation and directions.

Saturday, September 26, 2015 - Lewis Farm  -   8:30 am
Leader: Gil Kleiner 860‑658‑5670 or
ctwarbler@att.net

A Maintenance and Birding Party at Hartford Audubon's largest sanctuary. Bring your gloves, binoculars and lunch and help keep Lewis Farm beautiful and clear of brush. Hill St, Suffield. See Places Map on web site.


Saturday, October 3, 2015 - Glastonbury Meadows - 7:15 am
Leaders: Bill Asteriades 860‑659‑1912 or bill.asteriades@gmail.com
 and Andrew Dasinger 860‑652‑8521 or amdasinger@gmail.com

Join us for a morning walk through the Glastonbury Meadows, one of the premier biding locations in Hartford County. Species that could be seen include Connecticut Warbler, Sora and Virginia Rail. We are limited to 10 participants since the land is privately owned. 
Contact Bill for reservation and directions.

Saturday, October 10, 2015 - Gulf of Maine Pelagic- 2 days, 5pm
Leader: Tom Robben, 860‑922‑1098 or robben99@gmail.com

Please join us for a two-day 24-hour round trip (210 miles each way) on the new Novastar ferry (Google: Novastar Cruises) across the wide Gulf Of Maine, as we look for Fulmars, Kittiwakes, Alcids, Gannets, Jaegers, Skuas (we had several last year), and other mid-Autumn pelagic species.

Please go to this website,
http://trips33.blogspot.com, to get full details on this trip, including the Maine meeting point and how you can buy/reserve your tickets for the 528-foot super-stable ship. Arrive in Portland ME at 5pm for 7pm boarding on Saturday. Ship returns to Portland at 7pm Sunday. It is also essential that you email to robben99@gmail.com to register for this marine trip, since extreme weather may cancel this trip, and passport pre-clearance is required.

NOTE: YOUR VALID PASSPORT IS REQUIRED to board the ferry!!

Sunday, October 11, 2015“Big Sit” at Station 43 -  all day
Coordinator: Jay Kaplan 860‑693‑0157 or
jaybrd49@aol.com

Join other members of HAS for a day of fun at Station 43. We will count all species we see and hear from a 17-foot circle located at the HAS Platform at the southeast end of the marsh during a 24-hour period. Can we beat last year's count? Or set a new record! Look for details in The Crest or on our web site. Jay will be on site beginning at 6am. 
Meet at corner of Newberry Rd and Main St, S Windsor.


Saturday, November 7, 2015 - Long Island Tour, NY - 2 days
Leader: Peter Stephan 860‑729‑8374 or
stephraf@aol.com

Visit Jamaica Bay, Jones Beach, Belmont Lake, Shinnecock Inlet, Montauk Point, and Shelter Island.  This weekend trip will start at Jamaica Bay NWR and continue to Long Island toward the east along the southern shore all the way to Riverhead for the evening. Sunday will bring us to the Shinnecock Inlet area and Montauk Point. We’ll then move north to Shelter Island and Orient Point for a late afternoon ferry to New London. This trip always provides surprises such as Snowy Owl, alcids and uncommon gulls. Call Peter for arrangements. 

Sunday, December 6, 2015 - Hammonasset - 8 am
Leader: Ernie Harris 860‑603‑2655 or
pdlqlt@mac.com


Hammonasset Beach State Park is the state's premier birding location. Look for Lapland Longspurs, Snow Buntings, Horned Larks and other winter birds. Dress warmly for this morning trip.
Meet at the Nature Center near Meig's Point.

Sunday, December 20, 2015 -  Christmas Bird Count -all day
Chairs: Steve Davis 860‑242‑2135 and Jay Kaplan 860‑693‑0157
Regional Captains:
Area 1 (S Windsor) ‑ Paul Desjardins
Area 2 (Inland S Windsor) ‑ Patrice Favreau
Area 3 (Glastonbury) ‑ Andrew Dasinger
Area 4 (Manchester) ‑ open
Area 5 (Wethersfield/Rocky Hill) ‑ Steve Kotchko
Area 6 (Hartford) ‑ Jay Kaplan
Area 7 (Newington) ‑ Sylvia Halkin
Area 8 (Avon/Farmington) ‑ Jim Moore
Area 9 (W Hartford) ‑ Brian Toal
Area 10 (Bloomfield) ‑ Mark Shapiro
Area 11 (Windsor) ‑ Gil Kleiner
Area 12 (E Hartford) ‑ Blair Wlochowski

                                          2016 Trips:

 

                       

Saturday, January 9, 2016 - Station 43 Beginner's Bird Walk 2   -  9 am
Leaders: Roger Preston 860‑658‑5010 or
rapreston@snet.net and Jon Ward 860‑416‑3958 or jward88787@aol.com

This will be a cold one, but don't let that discourage you from coming. We award a blue nose to anyone showing up if the temperature is below 10 degrees. Coffee hour is usually one hour earlier when it is that cold. Bald Eagle, Rough-legged Hawk and Northern Shrike await us on this winter jaunt. Meet at corner of Newberry Rd and Main St, S Windsor.

Saturday, January 16, 2016 - Cape Ann and Newburyport, MA - 2 days
Leaders: Fran D’Amico 203‑237‑2734 or
frandamico525@yahoo.com and Jim Moore 860‑673‑4672 or jmoore6742@gmail.com

Barrow's Goldeneye, Snowy Owl, alcids and sea ducks are the targets of this perennial favorite trip. Dress for the severe cold weather. Carpooling is encouraged and motel reservations should be made early.
Contact Fran or Jim at least one week in advance for details.

Saturday, February 6, 2016 - Cape Cod Tour, MA -  2 days
Leader: Peter Stephan 860‑729‑8374 or
stephraf@aol.com


This is New England late winter birding at its finest. A variety of fresh and saltwater habits make this an ideal trip to see many species of waterfowl, alcids, winter gulls and the occasional vagrant. Past trips have turned up rarities such as Pink-footed Goose, Atlantic Puffin, Western Bluebird and Rock Wren. The cape in winter is beautiful and quiet. This is New England late winter birding at its finest. Call Peter for reservations and details.
Probably will stay at The Cove in Orleans. Meet there, too.

Saturday, February 13, 2016 - Hartford County Boat Launch Tour - 8 am
Leader: Paul Cianfaglione 860‑836‑3443 or
pgcianfaglione@gmail.com

Join us for a tour of area boat launches, from Enfield south to Rocky Hill. We will make eight stops along the way looking for loons, grebes, waterfowl, gulls, and of course, Bald Eagles.  We will end the trip at Rocky Hill's Ferry Park. Birders are encouraged to car pool, dress warmly and to bring a spotting scope.
Meet at the Donald Barnes Boat Launch on South River St in Enfield


Saturday, February, 27, 2016 - Station 43 Beginner's Bird Walk - 9 am
Leaders: Roger Preston 860‑658‑5010 or
rapreston@snet.net and Jon Ward 860‑416‑3958 or jward88787@aol.com

The ice should be mostly gone as the birds begin to return just in time for this walk. We may also have a few leftovers from winter. The water level will be even higher so WEAR HIGH WATERPROOF BOOTS
.
Meet at the corner of Newberry Rd and Main St, S Windsor.

Saturday, March 19, 2016 - Woodcocks at Nod Brook, Simsbury - 7 pm
Leader: Brian Toal 860‑677‑7156 or
briantoal@sbcglobal.net

Come enjoy the unique mating display or “sky dance” of the American Woodcock. We will meet just a little before sunset and wait to hear and see this strange bird. This will be a relatively short outing, but you can stay and listen to the birds after it gets too dark to see them. From the parking lot we will walk a short distance into the wet fields of the Nod Brook WMA. 
Meet at the back of the first parking lot of the Tower Office Park, 82 Hopmeadow St (Rte 10) in Simsbury, 1.4 miles north of Rte 44.

Saturday, March 26, 2016 - Sachuest Point, Rhode Island - 8:30 am
Leader: Paul Desjardins 860‑623‑3696 or
paul.desjardins2@gmail.com

Sachuest Point is home to the largest wintering flock of Harlequin Ducks in New England, with upwards of 60 birds possible. Other ducks and seabirds are common, and we may see Northern Gannets and Razorbills as well as many birds that are harder to find in Connecticut. Bring a lunch for this all-day trip. Call Paul for directions.
Meet at the refuge Visitor Center parking lot.  

Saturday, March 26, 2016 - Western Connecticut Shoreline - 8 am
Leader: Sara Zagorski 860‑906‑2150 or
penquinsz@sbcglobal.net

We will drive to Sherwood Island Park and work our way back toward New Haven. We will be looking for late wintering birds and early spring migrants. We have previously had gannets, gannets, and more gannets! Dress warmly and bring lunch for this most-of-the-day trip. If you would like to carpool, meet at the Long Wharf Information Center, New Haven at 7:15am, but please inform the leader that you are doing so. Meet in parking lot at Sherwood Island State Park in Westport.

Sunday, April 3, 2016 - Stratford Hot Spots Tour- 8 am
Leader: Patrick Comins 203‑405‑9115 or
pcomins@audubon.org

Join Audubon's Director of Bird Conservation Patrick Comins on a tour of Stratford's Hot Spots at the peak of coastal migration.  Raptors, gulls, loons grebes, waterfowl and early migrant landbirds are all on the move at this time of year and Stratford offers the best bet to rack up a good day of birding at this time of year. With places like Stratford Point, Long Beach, the Great Meadows Marsh, Frash Pond, the Birdseye Boat Ramp, Knapps Landing, Russian Beach, Short Beach, the Greenway or the Lordship Seawall to choose from you are bound to some some great birds somewhere. Meet at Stratford Point, 1207 Prospect Drive, Stratford.

Saturday, April 9, 2016 - Greenstone Hollow - 8 am
Leaders: Chris and Diane Fisher 860‑658‑2903 or
chrisf001@aol.com

We have cut trees and found lots of birds in this Hartford Audubon sanctuary. This sanctuary has shrub, swamp, marsh, wet meadow, pond and wooded habitats. Main Entrance at end of guard rail on Ridge Blvd in E Granby.

Saturday, April 16, 2016 - Great Pond  - 8 am
Leaders: Roger Preston 860‑658‑5010 or
rapreston@snet.net and Jon Ward 860‑416‑3958 or jward88787@aol.com

What better way to start your spring count than a walk with us at our favorite spot? There should be a nice assortment of birds, with some about to leave and others arriving.  Meet at the parking lot off Great Pond Rd in Simsbury.


Spring Trip to Western Maryland -3 days
This is a Sunday through Tuesday trip. Details to be announced.

Leader: Stephanie Lovell 240‑242‑3235 or amore2LL@comcast.net

Saturday, April 23, 2016 - Lewis Farm -  8:30 am
Leader: Gil Kleiner 860‑658‑5670 or
ctwarbler@att.net

A Maintenance and Birding Party at Hartford Audubon’s largest sanctuary. Bring your gloves, binoculars and lunch and help keep Lewis Farm beautiful and clear of brush
Hill St, Suffield. See Places Map on web site.

4/30 – 5/22 - Annual Spring Census -3 weeks
Chair: Jamie Meyers 860‑693‑4497

Avon: Brian Toal   Hartford: open
Barkhamsted: open  Manchester: Dave Lyons
Bloomfield: Linda Clancy New Britain: open
Bolton: Ernie Harris    Newington: Roy Zartarian
Bristol: David Zomick  Portland: open
Burlington: Margaret Schuster Rocky Hill: open  
Canton: Jay Kaplan   Simsbury: Roger Preston
E Hartford: Debi Wheeler  Somers: Jan Collins
Ellington: open  S Windsor: Paul Desjardins
Enfield: Jim Deschamps Suffield: Arthur Sikes
Farmington: Jim Moore W Hartford: open
Glastonbury: Bill Asteriades Wethersfield: Steve Kotchko
Granby: John Weeks  Windsor: Mike and Judy Whittlesey


    
Saturday, April 30, 2016 -  Station 43 Beginner's Bird Walk 4  - 8 am
Leaders: Roger Preston 860‑658‑5010 or
rapreston@snet.net and Jon Ward 860‑416‑3958 or jward88787@aol.com

This is a walk you don't want to miss. Waterfowl, shorebirds, nesters and some passerines await your binoculars. It will still be wet, so remember your boots. After we get our 50 or more birds on this walk, we adjourn to Dunkin Donuts to tally the four walks, and a quiz will be held for the advanced birders! WEAR HIGH WATERPROOF BOOTS.
Meet at corner of Newberry Rd and Main St, S Windsor.

Sunday, May 1, 2016 - Airline Trail – Lebanon Plus! -7:30 am
Leader: Ernie Harris 860‑603‑2655 or
pdlqlt@mac.com


This is a nice, mostly elevated, flat section of the Airline Trail. Bring lunch, sunscreen, repellent, water, snack and lunch. After lunch, for those interested, we will travel to Amston and bird the Raymond Marsh section of the Airline Trail. 
Directions: Rte 87 through Columbia to intersection of Latham Hill Rd and Doubleday Rd. Turn right onto Doubleday, continue to Chesbro. Turn left on Chesbro and proceed a short way to parking lot on the right (before Tobacco St).

Saturday, May 7, 2016 - Quarry Park, Rocky Hill - 7 am
Leader: Larry Lunden 860‑232‑2416

We are looking for Bobolinks, sparrows, shorebirds, nesting songbirds, and other surprises on this morning trip exploring Quarry Park and Connecticut River floodplain in the Rocky Hill area. Wear sturdy shoes, and if the spring has been wet, bring waterproof boots.
 Approximate location: 270 Old Main St, Rocky Hill.   Meet at small dirt parking lot at the corner of Old Main St and Marshall Rd.

Saturday, May 7, 2016 - The Ramble in Central Park, NYC- 6 am
Leader: Ernie Harris 860‑603‑2655 or
pdlqlt@mac.com


A morning of birding in the Big Apple! After traveling by train from Union Station in New Haven we will make our way to the Ramble to catch the many birds in this migratory trap. Bring lunch. More details to follow in the spring.
Meet the train at Union Station in New Haven.

Tuesday, May 10, 2016 - Freja Park and Bolton Notch Park  - 7 am
Leader: Ernie Harris 860‑603‑2655 or pdlqlt@mac.com

This walk in Bolton visits two beautiful habitats that border the Hop River Trail in Bolton Notch. Bring repellents. 
Directions: Going east on I‑384, bear left onto Rte 44 where Rte 44 and Rte 6 separate. Take a quick left after passing under the bridge. You will now be heading west on I‑384. Watch carefully for a sharp right turn down to the lot.

Thursday, May 12, 2016 - Mt Auburn and Plum Island, MA- 7 am
Leader: Jim Moore 860‑673‑4672
or jmoore6742@gmail.com

Visit this famous Cambridge, MA warbler hotspot. It is not only good for birds; it is also a beautiful, park-like cemetery. Then it's on to Plum Island at Newburyport for more warblers and shorebirds. We will have dinner in Newburyport before leaving. This is a carpooling trip. Call Jim for more information.
Meet at Mount Auburn Cemetery in Cambridge, MA.

Saturday, May 14, 2016 - Cedar Hill Cemetery -  7:45 am
Leader: Paul Cianfaglione 860‑836‑3443 or
pgcianfaglione@gmail.com

Join us for a bird walk to Cedar Hill Cemetery in Hartford. With its unique monuments, history and natural areas, Cedar Hill is always a pleasure to visit, especially during the heart of bird migration. We will be searching for migrant flycatchers, vireos, thrushes, warblers and many more. The walking is easy and at a leisurely pace. All levels of birding skills are welcome. This is a kid's friendly bird walk
.
Meet at the cemetery entrance, 453 Fairfield Ave, Hartford.

Saturday, May 14, 2016 - East Rock Park -7 am
Leader Paul Desjardins 860‑623‑3696 or
paul.desjardins2@gmail.com

This is one of the best spots to see migrating warblers, often at eye level, as this is the first place birds see after crossing Long Island Sound. Meet at the Eli Whitney Museum parking lot at 915 Whitney Ave, Hamden.

Saturday, May 21, 2016 - Cromwell Meadows WMA - 7 am
Leader: Larry Lunden 860‑232‑2416

This trip should offer an assortment of land bird migrants as well as nesting osprey. This state owned facility has a one‑mile dirt road offering an assortment of land bird migrants. 
Get there from South St on the north side of Rt 9 via a tunnel under Rte 9. From Middletown: Go north on Rte 9 to Rte 99 exit. Go north .4 mile to South St, turn left and go .9 mile for left turn to tunnel.

Sunday, May 22, 2016 - Fisher Meadow, Avon -  7 am
Leader: Brian Toal 860‑677‑7156 or
briantoal@sbcglobal.net

Fisher Meadow is a great place to see spring migrants. This park offers a nice mix of habitats that include fields, woodlands, shrub land, and a large pond. Bird species such as Orchard Oriole, Yellow-throated Vireo and American Redstart all nest here, while Brown Thrasher and Osprey are typically seen during migration. Mourning Warbler has been seen here in the past. This is an easy stroll around the pond and is should be enjoyable o for all levels of birders.
Meet in the Fisher Meadow parking lot off Old Farms Rd in Avon

Saturday, May 28, 2016 - Watertown, NY- 3 days
Leader: Peter Stephan 860‑729‑8374 or
stephraf@aol.com

Visit Perch River Marsh, Cape Vincent,  Fort Drum, Ferd's Bog and Moose River Plains with stops along the way when Peter hears birds
.
Call Peter for arrangements.

Saturday, May 28, 2016 - Babcock Pond WMA, Colchester- 7:30 am
Leaders: Alberta and Rob Mirer 860‑891‑8364 or twomirers@comcast.net

Babcock Pond is a 1500 acre WMA in Colchester. It is heavily wooded yet encompasses a variety of habitats, which in turn provides for a rich variety of birdlife. We’ll explore woods, fields, ponds and shrub land.  Meet at the boat launch parking lot, on the south side of Rte 16, 3 miles west of Exit 18 off Rte 2, just past Miles Standish Rd.


Saturday, May 28, 2016 - Greenstone Hollow, East Granby - 8 am
Leader: Larry Lunden 860‑232‑2416
or killdeer431@comcast.net

Come visit our newest maintained sanctuary. Here you can find shrub, swamp, marsh, wet meadow, pond and wooded habitats.
Main Entrance at end of guard rail on Ridge Blvd in E Granby.

Sunday, May 29, 2016 - Great Swamp & Beaver Swamp - East Granby -  7 am
Leader: Brian Kleinman 860‑655‑7464 or
snaketat@cox.net

Join us on this easy walk into a variety of different habitats.  From mixed woodlands, hemlock and pine, to covered swamp, and marshes, this trip never fails at finding great birds.  Plan to see many warblers, vireos, orioles, flycatchers and thrushes back from their winter vacation in the Tropical Americas.  Previous trips to this area have yielded Hooded Warbler, Golden-winged Warbler, Yellow-bellied Flycatcher, both species of cuckoo and in Beaver Marsh (if you're lucky) Virginia Rail and Sora, both of which have nested.
This is an easy flat walk on a paved path so please wear comfortable walking shoes – no boots needed.  The entire walk to Beaver Swamp and back is about 6 miles. The parking lot is located right off Route 20 in East Granby (you'll see 'crossing signs' where the path crosses Route 20).
   Meet at ‘Rails to Trails bike path crossing on Rte 20 in E Granby.

Saturday, June 11, 2016 - Summer Bird Count - 2 days
Coordinator: Jay Kaplan 860‑693‑0157 or
jaybrd49@aol.com

J
oin Hartford Audubon members as we participate in COA's 20th annual Summer Bird Count. Species and numbers counted on this 2‑day tally within our Christmas Count circle. Bird one day or both and help accumulate breeding bird data and track species trends for Connecticut.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

         

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