Blog & Trip Reports

2021 HARTFORD CHRISTMAS BIRD COUNT SUMMARY

December 28, 2021 |

2021 HARTFORD CHRISTMAS BIRD COUNT SUMMARY (The 2021 Hartford Christmas Bird Count is dedicated to the memory of long time Area Captain and former HAS President, Gil Kleiner. Gil, we…

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Lewis farm Sanctuary 10/19/21- Trip Report submitted by leader Abby Wolcott

October 22, 2021 |

Lewis farm Sanctuary 10/19/21 – Written by Trip Leader Abby Wolcott Quick facts:  53 degrees and sunny 4 people on the trip 10 species of birds seen or heard Length of…

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2021 HAS Big Sit Field Trip Report by Jay Kaplan

October 16, 2021 |

2021 HAS Big Sit Field Trip Report –     October 10, 2021 Six members and friends of the Hartford Audubon Society met on the Society’s Platform at Station 43,…

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Trip Report for Greenstone Hollow Walk,  Oct 9, 2021

October 12, 2021 |

Trip Report for Greenstone Hollow Walk,  Oct 9, 2021 Leaders – Diane & Chris Fisher Participants – 18 ( including leaders) Weather – Overcast, upper 50’s to low 60’s Length…

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Hilltop Farm – Suffield Trip Report 9/8/2021: Trip Leader – Joan Heffernan   

September 9, 2021 |

Trip report submitted by Trip Leader Joan Heffernan below September 8, 2021 Time:  8:30-11:30   2 hours Fourteen participants met at Hilltop Farm in Suffield, CT at 8:30 AM.  This late…

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

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

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 Abby Wolcott – Trip Leader  

May 9, 2021 |

Lewis Farm Sanctuary Trip Report – May 5, 2021 Trip report submitted by trip leader Abby Wolcott On a damp spring morning, 13 local birders met at Lewis Farm to…

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

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

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

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

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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