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Greenstone Hollow – 10/8/2022

Leaders:  Chris Fisher and Diane Fisher will lead the trip starting at 8 am 31 Ridge Blvd, East Granby Park on north side of road - Drake Hill Rd from Flower Bridge. Do not park at Flower Bridge All are welcome on this exploration of our Greenstone Hollow Nature Preserve.  Woodland, water and shrub meadow…

Big Sit at Station 43 – 10/9/2022

 Leader:  Maggie Peretto - All Day Corner of Newberry Rd and Main St Park in front of stucco house. Walk about 0.4 mi west on dirt road We are hoping others will join and we can have folks there all day so drop by any time.  Visit https://www.thebigsit.org to learn more about this national project.…

Beaver Brook Area, Peoples Forest – 10/15/2022

Leaders:  Sylvia Halkin and Sally Rieger starting at 9:30 am On Google Maps, 324 Park Rd, Barkhamsted -  will take you close to intersection of Park Rd. & Beaver Brook Rd. Go south .3mi on Beaver Brook Rd. to bridge - park in picnic area.  Join us for a beautiful forest and marsh walk of about…

Long Island – 11/12/2022 – 2 days

Leader: Peter Stephan    Various sites on Long Island Visit Jamaica Bay, Jones Beach, Lake Capri, Belmont Lake, Shinnecock Inlet, Montauk Point, and Shelter Island.  Spend Saturday night on Long Island. Return on Ferry Sunday evening. Waterfowl are the main benefits of this trip.  While we have seen many rarities  (Ross’s Gull, Spotted Redshank, Black-bellied…

Christmas Bird Count 12/18/2022 – All Day

 Bird Count Circle 7.5-mile radius from Old State House Join Hartford Audubon Members for the longest running citizen science project  to assess population trends of birds during the winter season.  For one day, we count birds in a circle around Hartford that is divided into specific areas.  Bird an hour or bird all day.  A…

  Big January – All Month

All Month All of Hartford County Give yourself something to look forward to in January!  Everyone is encouraged to join with other HAS members for a friendly competition to find the most bird species in Hartford County this month. Please contact Sarah with any questions regarding this event. Sarah Faulkner     sffaulkner@comcast.net             860-543-1280

Station 43 Beginners Bird Walk #2 – 1/7/2023

Leader:  Jon Ward - starting at 9 am on Saturday, 1/7/2023 990 Main St, South Windsor Corner of Newberry Rd and Main St  Park in front of stucco house The second of four morning walks designed for beginners at Hartford Audubon’s oldest sanctuary. Station 43 is an excellent birding area year ‘round and on each…

Cape Ann & Newburyport, MA – 1/14-15/2023

Cape Ann & Newburyport, MA Cape Ann, Rockport, MA

Saturday/Sunday - January 14-15/2023 Leader:  Fran Damico - 2 days Contact Fran at least one week in advance for details Barrow's Goldeneye, Snowy Owl, alcids,  sea ducks, and Northern rarities are the targets of this perennial favorite trip. Be prepared for severe cold and windy weather and hope for moderate temps. Contact leader for motel…

Cape Cod Tour, MA  – 2/4-5/2023

Cape Cod Cape Cod, MA

Saturday February 4th to Sunday February 5th, 2023 Leader: Peter Stephan - 2 days Meet and stay at The Cove, Orleans, Massachusetts Contact Peter for reservations and details This is New England late winter birding at its finest. We should see Alcids and Waterfowl. Call Peter for information and reservations. Peter Stephan              stephraf@aol.com                   860-729-8374

Station 43 Beginners Bird Walk #3 – 2/25/2023

Saturday, February 25, 2023 Leader:  Jon Ward starting at 8 am 990 Main St, South Windsor Corner of Newberry Rd and Main St  Park in front of stucco house The third of four morning walks designed for beginners at Hartford Audubon’s oldest sanctuary. Station 43 is an excellent birding area year ‘round and on each…

Birding With Your Phone – 2/25/2023

Saturday, February 25, 2023 Leader:  Ken Elkins/Sarah Faulkner at 10 am West Hartford Public Library, 20 Main St, West Hartford Join Audubon Connecticut’s Ken Elkins for a two-hour, hands-on workshop to learn how to use a number of birding apps on your smart phone. Apps will include eBird, popular field guide apps, “birding by ear”…