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April 11, 2020 – Great Pond, Simsbury – Saturday 8 am

Trip Leader - Jon Ward Great Pond is the largest part of a beautiful state forest and a neat place for a morning walk. Expect a nice assortment of birds, with some about to leave and others arriving. Great Pond Rd, Simsbury - meet at Great Pond parking lot in Massacoe State Forest For more information,…

CANCELED – April 14, 2020 – Magee Marsh – The Warbler Capital of the World

Speaker: Matthew Bell Magee Marsh - The Warbler Capital of the World - Join Matt as he talks about his experiences at Magee Marsh and “The Biggest Week in American Birding,” one of the largest birding festivals in the world. This spectacle of The Biggest Week is one all birders should have on their bucket…

April 18, 2020 – Greenstone Hollow – Saturday – 8 am

Trip Leaders - Chris and Diane Fisher Search for residents and the migrants and breeders of early spring in the many habitats of this beautiful and compact preserve. Ridge Blvd, E Granby - meet at main entrance at the end of the guard rail. For more information, contact Chris at 860-658-2903 or chrisf001@aol.com

CANCELED- April 21, 2020 – Mystery Program

Speaker: Chris Fisher Mystery Program- Chris Fisher, who has previously given us programs on Africa, Galapagos Islands and Birding the Yucatan Peninsula has agreed to create a new program for this date. It does not yet exist and may be on his and Diane’s travels to Costa Rica, Alaska or New Zealand. We’ll have to…

Apr 25–May 17, 2020 Annual Spring Census – 3 weeks

Event Coordinator - Jamie Meyers Contact Jamie for more information at 860-693-4497 or sunnyctredbird@gmail.com Avon: Brian Toal Barkhamsted: open Bloomfield: Linda Clancy Bolton: open Bristol: David Zomick Burlington: Margaret Schuster Canton: Jay Kaplan E Hartford: Debi Wheeler Ellington: open Enfield: Jim Deschamps Farmington: Jim Moore Glastonbury:  Bill Asteriades Granby: John Weeks Hartford: Open Manchester:  Open…

April 25, 2020 – Laurel Marsh – Saturday – 8 am

Trip Leader - David Funke The trail follows sections of the Hockanum River and butts up against the Manchester Landfill at times. Forest, meadow, wetlands and sections of Hop Brook will provide a diversity of bird species. Middle Turnpike West Between I-84 and Cheney Tech - meet at Laurel Marsh Trail parking lot, Manchester. For…

April 25, 2020 – Station 43 Beginners Bird Walk 4 – Saturday – 8 am

Trip Leader - Jon Ward This is a walk you don’t want to miss but wear boots. After we get our 50 or more birds on this walk, we adjourn to Dunkin Donuts to tally the four walks.  Meet at Corner of Newberry Rd and Main St, S Windsor. For more information, contact Jon at…

CANCELED – April 28, 2020 – Audibles and Edibles – Tuesday -7:30 am

Kat Conte & Ernie Harris Trip Leaders:  Kat Conte and Ernie Harris Visit open fields, and a woodland trail with a slight incline. It can be wet on this 2-mile loop with a nice mix of plants and birds.  Meet at Burnt Hill Park, 150 East St, Hebron - First parking lot. For more information, contact Ernie at…

April 29, 2020 – Glastonbury Great Pond – Wednesday – 8 am

Trip Leader - Annette Pasek Great Pond offers great treetop, pond, and mudflat visuals of migrants, including shorebirds. Meet at 451 Great Pond Rd off Route 17. For more information, contact Annette at 860-490-8357 or apasek@cox.net    

May 2, 2020 – Quarry Park – Saturday – 7 am

Trip Leader: Larry Lunden Enjoy a morning trip exploring Quarry Park and the Connecticut River floodplain in the Rocky Hill area. Wear sturdy shoes, and if the spring has been wet, bring waterproof boots. Corner of Old Main St and Marshall Rd, Rocky Hill - meet at small dirt parking lot, GPS 270 Old Main…