Blog & Trip Reports

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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Quarry Park and Connecticut River Floodplain

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

A partly cloudy and warm day greeted us as we started out the walk. There had been a heat wave the previous three days, and the leaves were coming out.…

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Audibles and Edibles walk

By Hartford-Audubon-Society | April 28, 2018 |

13 of us began to look Down at 17 species of healthful herbs and UP at 28 species of birds. The morning was cool but sunny. Highlights were: Double-crested Cormorants(FOx33)…

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Greenstone Hollow Trip Report

By Hartford-Audubon-Society | April 7, 2018 |

Six hardy souls met around 8AM. I had said that the walk would be cancelled in the event of rain, but had failed to mention what would happen if there…

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Stratford, CT Trip

By Hartford-Audubon-Society | March 31, 2018 |

With the Hartford Audubon Society walk this morning we had some nice birds around Stratford. A drake Blue-winged Teal off Stratford Point was a real treat, as I had not…

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Satchuest Point RI trip

By Hartford-Audubon-Society | March 31, 2018 |

Five birders met at Sachuest Point N W R in Rhode Island for my annual trip. We started out along the trail that overlooks the ocean finding a small amount…

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