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April 24, 2021 – Laurel Marsh – Saturday 8 am

Apr 24                     Laurel Marsh                 Sat 8 am Middle Turnpike West, Manchester 1/4 mile east of I-84 on Rts 6 and 44 (Middle Turnpike) Laurel Marsh Trail  Parking Lot on south side of road The trail follows sections of the Hockanum River and butts up against the Manchester Landfill at times. Forest, meadow, wetlands and sections…

April 24, 2021 – Station 43 Beginners Bird Walk #4 – Saturday 8 am

Apr 24, 2021  Station 43 Beginners Bird Walk #4 Sat 8 am 990 Main St, South Windsor Corner of Newberry Rd and Main St  Park in front of stucco house. The fourth of four morning walks designed for beginners at Hartford Audubon’s oldest sanctuary. Station 43 is an excellent birding area year ‘round and on…

April 24, 2021 – Annual Spring Census  Runs for 3 weeks

Apr 24            Annual Spring Census   Sat 3 weeks Join fellow HAS members for our annual 3 week Spring census.  Unlike our other bird counts, this count is by towns in the greater Hartford area and lasts 3 weeks.   Bird as much or as little as you like and report to as many area captains as…

April 28, 2021 – Glastonbury Great Pond – Wednesday, 8 am – 10 am

Apr 28, 2021 -  Glastonbury Great Pond  - Wednesday 8 am - 10 am Entrance is just beyond 451 Great Pond Rd, Glastonbury on left  From Rt. 17 – use south entrance to Great Pond Rd and drive in 0.2 mi.  Park on south side away from hydrants. Expect common CT birds as well as…

May 1, 2021 – Quarry Park – Saturday – 7 am

May 1, 2021 - Quarry Park -  Saturday 7 am 270 Old Main St, Rocky Hill Meet in the small dirt parking lot opposite Marshall Rd Enjoy a morning trip exploring Quarry Park.  Warblers and field birds will be found.  If the river conditions permit, we will also caravan to explore the Connecticut River flood…

May 2, 2021 – Roaring Brook Nature Center – Sunday – 6:30 am

May 2, 2021 - Roaring Brook Nature Center -  Sunday 6:30 am Springtime Bird Walk Roaring Brook Nature Center, 70 Gracey Rd, Canton Meet in the Nature Center parking lot. The forests and fields of Werner’s Woods, adjacent to Roaring Brook Nature Center, are ideal for an early morning walk during spring migration.  Upwards of…

May 6, 2021- Tanager Hill -Thursday 7:45 am

May 6, 2021 -   Tanager Hill -   Thursday 7:45 am 133 East Weatogue St, Simsbury  From north: parking lot on left 0.3 mi south of Terry's Plain Rd From south: parking lot on right 0.5 mi north of  Riverside Rd Tanager Hill and the adjacent Owen-Mortimer property provide over 100 acres of spectacular birding habitat…

May 8, 2021 – East Rock Park – Saturday 7 am

May 8, 2021 -  East Rock -  Saturday 7 am 915 Whitney Ave, Hamden Eli Whitney Museum parking lot This is one of the best spots to find migrating warblers, as it is the first large land mass birds see after crossing Long Island Sound. Walk about 2 miles over 3 hours with some hills.…

May 8, 2021 – Fannie Stebbins Wildlife Refuge –  Saturday  8 am

May 8, 2021 - Fannie Stebbins Wildlife Refuge -  Saturday  8 am 202 Bark Haul Rd, Longmeadow, MA Park by sign at the end of the road A wonderful mix of ponds, swamps, woods, and fields Fannie Stebbins has ideal habitat for a wide variety of birds. The loop trail we will take is 2.2 miles long…

May 11, 2021 – Annual Meeting and Banquet – updated information – please read

Due to COVID concerns, HAS is offering a different kind of Annual Meeting this year on Tuesday, May 11th.  We’ll start out with small-group bird walks in Elizabeth Park, followed by optional boxed dinners to take home, and culminating with a virtual Annual Meeting and Evening Program.  We hope that many of you will be…

May 15, 2021 –   Mount Auburn & Plum Island, MA Saturday 8 am

May 15, 2021 -  Mount Auburn & Plum Island, MA  - Saturday 8 am 580 Mt Auburn St, Cambridge, MA Mount Auburn Cemetery entrance inside front gate. After cemetery we drive to Plum Island, Newburyport,  MA Mt. Auburn Cemetery is a beautiful park-like cemetery and arboretum which is famous as a Spring migration hotspot and…