Blog & Trip Reports

East Rock

May 13, 2017 |

Saturday May 13 5 birders assembled at East Rock Park New Haven/Hamden for my annual trip there. Viewing conditions were horrible with heavy cloud cover but at least it was…

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Tanager Hill and Goodrich Road, Simsbury

May 10, 2017 |

Fifty-three species of birds, a howling pack of coyotes, and one garter snake met at the Simsbury Land Trust’s Tanager Hill and nearby Goodrich Road properties to observe eighteen birders…

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Jug Bay, MD

May 7, 2017 |

In spite of awful weather, eight members of HAS joined me in Upper Marlboro, MD to go on one of Greg Kearns pontoon boat trip up the Patuxent River in…

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Beginners Bird Walk #4 – Station 43

April 29, 2017 |

Twenty-seven people enjoyed a long, hot and muggy morning at Station 43. Boots were still needed at the swamp area. Highlights of birds seen were: Wood Ducks, Common Mergs (on…

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Great Pond Simsbury CT

April 15, 2017 |

A group of twenty-seven people arrived at 8:00 a.m. It was a very cool morning that warmed up as time went on. Many of the ducks had moved on but…

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Sachuest Point, RI

March 25, 2017 |

Saturday March 25 enticed only five birders to show up for the annual Rhode Island trip. We birded all day under overcast skys but at least the rain held off.…

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Beginners Birds Walk #3 – Station 43

February 25, 2017 |

On a very warm morning with temperatures in the sixties, thirty-one birders enjoyed a snow-less walk. A large group from the Manchester Garden Club attended. The swamp produced Wood Ducks,…

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Hartford County Boat Launch Tour

February 5, 2017 |

Twelve birders gathered at the Donald Barnes Boat Launch in Enfield for the first of seven visits to local boat launches along the Connecticut River. Tolerable temperatures, light winds and…

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