Blog & Trip Reports

Fisher Meadows Avon, CT – May 22, 2021 Trip Report

By Mona Cavallero | May 26, 2021 |

Fisher Meadows Avon, CT May 22nd 2021 Brian Toal – trip leader   15 birders joined us for our annual walk around Fisher Meadows recreation area in Avon. We had…

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Greenstone Hollow Nature Preserve – May 15 Trip Report

By Mona Cavallero | May 15, 2021 |

The day was clear and sunny.  Six of us gathered for the Greenstone trip, including a couple from Puerto Rico who wanted to see what their birds are doing during…

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Lewis Farm Sanctuary Trip Report – May 5, 2021   

By Mona Cavallero | May 9, 2021 |

Lewis Farm Sanctuary Trip Report – May 5, 2021 Trip Guide:  Abby Wolcott On a damp spring morning, 13 local birders met at Lewis Farm to explore the trails and…

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Tanager Hill Trip Report – Weatogue/Simsbury – May 6, 2021

By Mona Cavallero | May 9, 2021 |

Tanager Hill Trip Report – Weatogue/Simsbury –May 6, 2021 Trip Leader: John Weeks Hartford Audubon Society held its annual spring bird walk on Tanager Hill today. https://simsburylandtrust.org/slt/tanager-hill-the-ellsworth-property/ Forty-seven species were…

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Roaring Brook Nature Center Field Trip Report – May 2, 2021

By Mona Cavallero | May 9, 2021 |

Four members and friends of the Hartford Audubon Society met field trip leader, Jay Kaplan, in the Roaring Brook Nature Center parking lot on Sunday, May 2, 2021 at the…

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Quarry Park and Connecticut River Floodplain – Trip Report – 5/1/2021

By Mona Cavallero | May 1, 2021 |

Quarry Park and Connecticut River Floodplain Trip Report, May 1, 2021 A sunny but windy day greeted us as we started out the walk.  There was a noticeable chill in…

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Great Pond walk in South Glastonbury CT Trip Report – 4/28/2021

By Mona Cavallero | May 1, 2021 |

2021 4 28 Great Pond walk in South Glastonbury CT There were a total of Eight attendees for what was a lovely morning but not so birdy walk. We totaled…

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Greenstone Hollow Walk – April 17, 2021 – Trip Report

By Mona Cavallero | April 19, 2021 |

Greenstone Hollow Walk – April 17, 2021 – 8am to about 10:30am. Submitted by Chris Fisher Number of participants – 21 We walked 1.5 miles covering most of the trails…

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Sachuest Point N W R – Trip Report – 3/27/2021

By Mona Cavallero | March 28, 2021 |

Saturday, March 27 eighteen people gathered for my annual Rhode Island trip at Sachuest Point N W R under a beautiful sunny sky. We started out along the trail at…

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Second Annual Hartford Audubon – Day Light Savings Time Bird-A-Thon Results – March 14, 2021

By Mona Cavallero | March 23, 2021 |

Seven teams participated in the Bird-A-Thon. A big congratulation goes to: “Roger’s Tee-Birds” with 99 points:   Doug and Shirley Beach and Mike Labossiere. They got early to Station 43 and…

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Glastonbury Meadows (restricted access) Trip Report – September 26, 2020

By Mona Cavallero | December 9, 2020 |

CHECKLIST S74079930 Date Sat 26 Sep 2020 7:09 AM Location: Glastonbury Meadows (restricted access) Bill Asteriades – 8 total on trip – 6 hours – 5.4 miles Denise Jernigan Jannie Shapiro…

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Smith Richardson Preserve in Westport, CT – Trip Report – 10/3/2020

By Hartford-Audubon-Society | October 16, 2020 |

Five birders joined me for a trip to the Connecticut Audubon Society’s Smith Richardson Preserve in Westport, an excellent place to see sparrows and other migrants particularly in fall migration. …

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