Blog & Trip Reports

Greenstone Hollow Work Party Report – 10/28/2019

October 30, 2019 |

Report contributed by Christopher Fisher We had a great work party Monday at Greenstone Hollow. We arrived to the two truckloads of mulch which the town of East Granby kindly…

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Greenstone Hollow Trip Report – Saturday, October 12, 2019

October 15, 2019 |

On Saturday, Oct 12, we had a beautiful morning for our Fall walk at Greenstone Hollow, the HAS nature preserve in East Granby. Seventeen hardy souls showed up by 8…

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Glastonbury Meadows Trip Report – October 5, 2019

October 7, 2019 |

On Saturday, Oct. 5, the HAS field trip to Glastonbury Meadows began with thoughts of a banner day, often the case in early October after the passage of a cold…

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Annual picnic at Northwest Park on June 11th, 2019 – a fun time for all!

June 12, 2019 |

What a terrific annual picnic at Northwest Park on June 11th!  First a group of members went birdwatching and saw a number of species, then we had a delicious pot-luck…

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Greenstone Hollow Nature Preserve – Trails Day/Bird Walk – June 1, 2019

June 1, 2019 |

HAS’s Trails Day birdwalk at the Greenstone Hollow Nature Preserve, led by Larry Lunden and Sarah Faulkner, was attended by 12 people on the gorgeous morning of Saturday, June 1st. …

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Tanager Hill May 4 – Trip report

May 26, 2019 |

On May 8th, twenty-one intrepid birders ascended the wilds of Tanager Hill and the Owen-Mortimer Trail in Simsbury. Luckily, a changing weather pattern yielded a reasonably good day of birding in an…

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East Rock Park Bird Trip – May 11, 2019

May 12, 2019 |

Saturday May 11 was my annual trip to East Rock Park Hamden/New Haven. Our group assembled among many other birders which helped since there were so many migrants we did…

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Hartman Preserve Bird Trip – 5/11/19

May 12, 2019 |

A sunny cool morning warmed up a bit as nine HAS members roamed these beautiful woods and power line. We started with an open sighting of a Black-throated Blue Warbler…

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Quarry Park and Connecticut River Floodplain Trip Report

May 8, 2019 |

A cloudy and gray day greeted us as we started out the walk.  There had been rain the previous days, and the leaves were coming out.  Seven of us turned…

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Audibles and Edibles Walk – 4/27/19

April 27, 2019 |

Audibles and Edibles’ Trip report-4/27/19 On a just rainy and chilly morning, Kat Conte and Ernie Harris accompanied by Dorina Ademi and Rick Reed had a nice introduction to Burnt…

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Wickham Park bird walk

April 13, 2019 |

Eighteen birders joined the walk this morning. Was colder than expected and too early for all the beautiful flowers that will be blooming soon. We had 26 species including three…

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Satchuest Point trip – Saturday, March 30

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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