Blog & Trip Reports

Satchuest Point trip – Saturday, March 30

By Mona Cavallero | March 31, 2019 |

Saturday, March 30 enticed only 6 participants to take in my annual Rhode Island trip. Surprising since it was a nice day for birding with temps in the 50s. We…

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Western CT Shoreline bird trip – 3/24/2019

By Mona Cavallero | March 24, 2019 |

14 birders attended today’s Western CT Shoreline bird trip. We saw a total 52 species including 20 killdeers, 2 Ospreys, 2 Fox Sparrows and an early Great Egret at Sherwood.…

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Long Island Sound Gulls & Plankton Trip- March 9, 2019

By Mona Cavallero | March 11, 2019 |

39 of us, plus 3 crew from the Maritime Aquarium, assembled at the Norwalk CT dock around 9:30 am and departed at 10 am for a six-hour cruise in LIS…

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Western Shoreline -March 25, 2018

By Mona Cavallero | March 7, 2019 |

“Western CT Shoreline” Leaders: Maggie Peretto & Tina Green Six years old Leon loved the great views of the Great Horned Owl. Tina Green set up her scope low so…

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Hartford Audubon Society – Pot Luck Supper – December 11, 2018 – Fun with Friends!

By Mona Cavallero | January 26, 2019 |

Fun time with Hartford Audubon friends at our Pot Luck Supper! December 11, 2018 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm Bring your favorite dish for sharing and your own table…

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Station 43 Bird Walk – January 5, 2019

By Mona Cavallero | January 9, 2019 |

On a cold, rainy, foggy morning seven of us took a stroll through Station 43 to see what we could find, which ended up being a total of 26 species.…

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2018 Hartford Christmas Bird Count (CBC) Summary

By Mona Cavallero | December 28, 2018 |

2018 HARTFORD CHRISTMAS BIRD COUNT SUMMARY It wasn’t as bad as the forecast predicted. We didn’t really have any sleet or freezing rain, high winds never materialized and it did…

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Hammonasset Bird Walk – December 9, 2018

By Mona Cavallero | December 27, 2018 |

12/9/18 The Hartford Audubon bird walk at Hammonasset State Park in Madison, CT began in the teens, sunny with seven birders, all HAS members. Beautiful looks to the Sound:  many Ruddy Turnstones…

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Stellwagen Bank trip report

By Hartford-Audubon-Society | June 3, 2018 |

This trip was originally scheduled for May 19, 2018 but forecasts of high winds, high seas and rain caused postponement until June 3rd. On that new June 3rd date we…

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Greenstone Hollow Nature Preserve

By Hartford-Audubon-Society | May 26, 2018 |

The day was clear and sunny. We could not ask for a nicer day for our start of nesting season walk. The leaves were out, so we practiced birding by…

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Tanager Hill

By Hartford-Audubon-Society | May 9, 2018 |

Tanager Hill is, without a doubt, the most beautiful birding location in Simsbury. And it happens to lie directly under the main approach into Bradley Airport. For the sake of…

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Lower Greenwood – Barkhamsted walk

By Hartford-Audubon-Society | May 5, 2018 |

On the 5th of May 14 of us explored Lower Greenwoods in Barkhamsted. The property is owned by MDC and our birding was done by walking down the dirt road.…

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