Blog & Trip Reports

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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Western CT Shoreline bird trip – 3/24/2019

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

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

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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Station 43 Bird Walk – January 5, 2019

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

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

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

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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