Blog & Trip Reports

Greenstone Hollow Nature Preserve

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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Hartford County Boat Launch Tour

February 2, 2018 |

The highlights of this years boat launch tour included Cackling and Snow Goose at Donald Barnes boat launch in Enfield, Common Raven, Merlin and Peregrine Falcon at King’s Island boat…

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Cape Ann / Newburyport

January 20, 2018 |

Nine HAS members and friends set out in hopes of moderately cold weather and lots of birds. On Saturday morning we explored the upper reaches of Cape Ann. The rewards…

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Hammonasset Beach State Park

December 3, 2017 |

We had 21 birders including: Adrian and Beth Nichols, a member of NH Bird Club and two young women from Glastonbury ( future members). 42 species, especially: surf&white-winged scoters, both…

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Stellwagen Bank

October 22, 2017 |

For the last five years HAS has been collaborating with Krill Carson’s NECWA organization on pelagic trips going out of Plymouth and Gloucester MA for eight hours in and around…

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