Trip Leader/Coordinator – Annette Pasek
April 9th, 2022, Meeting Location – The Hartford Riverfront Boathouse, Riverside Park
20 Leibert Rd, Hartford
Group of six, Cynthia, Jon, Maggie, Annette, Debra and Susan
Start time 11 am, Chilly 50 degrees and rain – 11:45 at the finish of our study and before our walk. After a brief wait in our cars the walk preceded, the group walked south on the west promenade walkway until water across the path stopped the group. The walk continued north of the boathouse with stationary views only due to water over the path northward. 21 species were noted.
Northern Rough-winged Swallow
warbler sp. (parulidae sp.)
Discussion of inland shorebirds and migratory, Killdeer, Spotted Sandpiper, Solitary Sandpiper, Greater and Lesser Yellowlegs and Upland Sandpiper. Literature and dvd’s were shared. Extra binoculars were used by beginner birders.
This was the first of seasonal study group, a reprise to the original Hartford Audubon Study Group Club which began in 1908.