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Norman Smith: Snowy Owl Project and Saw-whet Owl Migration

McAuley Residence Auditorium 275 Steele Rd., West Hartford

Since 1981, Norman Smith has spent countless hours relocating Snowy Owls at Logan Airport and collecting data from them. Find out what has been learned to date, what questions remain, and hothis project broadened to include research on Saw-whet Owls.

Gina Nichol: Lesvos: European Spring Migration Magic

McAuley Residence Auditorium 275 Steele Rd., West Hartford

The Greek Island of Lesvos has become known by birders as one of the best locations in Europe to witness spring migration. In late Apriland early May, a continual stream of migrating birds passes over the island as they move from Africa to their breeding grounds in Europe

Sam Fried: Continental Drift

McAuley Residence Auditorium 275 Steele Rd., West Hartford

Enjoy the tales and bird photos from a 5-month RV trip around North America, from Florida to the Pribilof Islands of Alaska.

October 15, 2019 – Winter Birding in Connecticut

Speaker: Frank Gallo Winter Birding in Connecticut – Join Frank Gallo, author of the new book, Birding in Connecticut, for a virtual journey to a variety of Connecticut’s best winter birding locales, from hot spots to lesser-known gems. Frank is a leading expert on finding birds in Connecticut and has led birding expeditions all over…

November 19, 2019 – Shorebirds: A Profile Incredible

Speaker: Wayne Petersen Shorebirds: A Profile Incredible - This presentation will examine the natural history of shorebirds and will specifically consider shorebird classification, adaptations, nesting ecology, migration, and conservation all within an ecological context. Specific reference will be made to the importance of local regional sites to international shorebird conservation. Wayne is Mass Audubon’s Director…

EVENT CANCELED: March 17, 2020 – 30 Years Following Peregrine Falcons to Recovery and Beyond

In accordance with the Governor's recommendation that all non-essential gatherings be canceled to slow the spread of Covid-19, the Hartford Audubon Society is canceling our March 17th Wildlife Series program with Tom French about peregrine falcons.  We hope we can reschedule Tom for a future date.  In the meantime, we wish everyone good health, lots…

Canceled – April 21, 2020 – Mystery Program

Speaker: Chris Fisher Mystery Program- Chris Fisher, who has previously given us programs on Africa, Galapagos Islands and Birding the Yucatan Peninsula has agreed to create a new program for this date. It does not yet exist and may be on his and Diane’s travels to Costa Rica, Alaska or New Zealand. We’ll have to…