Join us on our next field trip and see what you've been missing. Most of our trips are free and open to the public, and beginners are always welcomed.
Trip Leader – Ernie Harris Hammonasset Beach State Park is the state’s premier birding location. Look for Lapland Longspurs, Snow Buntings, and Horned Larks. Eat lunch at Lenny and Joe’s Fish Tale. Meet at Meigs Point Nature Center, Madison For more information, contact Ernie at 860-603-2655 or email@example.comFull Details
Event Coordinator: Jay Kaplan Area 1 S Windsor: Paul Desjardins Area 2 Inland S Windsor: Patrice Favreau Area 3 Glastonbury: Andrew Dasinger Area 4 Manchester: Maggie Peretto Area 5 Wethersfield/Rocky Hill: Steve Kotchko Area 6 Hartford: Jay Kaplan Area 7 Newington: Sylvia Halkin Area 8 Avon/Farmington: open Area 9 W Hartford: Brian Toal Area 10…Full Details
Event Coordinator – Sarah Faulkner Jan 1–Jan 31 Big January A Contest to Find the Most Bird Species in Hartford County For more information – contact Sarah at 860-543-1280 or firstname.lastname@example.orgFull Details
Trip Leader – Jon Ward This will be a cold one, but don’t let that discourage you from coming. Meet at the corner of Newberry Rd and Main St, S Windsor. For more information, contact Jon at 860-416-3598 or email@example.comFull Details
Trip Leader – Fran D’Amico Take a favorite trip to view seabirds that come south to New England in the winter. Irruptions can also bring unusual birds. Contact Fran at least one week in advance for details at 203-237-2734 or firstname.lastname@example.orgFull Details
Trip Leader – Paul Cianfaglione This is a morning tour of eight area boat launches, from Enfield to Rocky Hill. Dress warmly and bring your scope. Meet at Donald Barnes Boat Launch, South River St, Enfield. For more information, contact Paul at 860-836-3443 or email@example.comFull Details
Trip Leader – Jon Ward The ice should be mostly gone as birds begin to return. The water level may be high on this morning walk. Wear boots. Meet at corner of Newberry Rd and Main St, S Windsor. For more information, contact Jon at 860-416-3958 or firstname.lastname@example.orgFull Details
Trip Leader – Brian Toal See the unique mating display or “sky dance” of the American Woodcock on a relatively short evening trip. 82 Hopmeadow St (Rte 10), Simsbury – meet at back of the first parking lot of the Tower Office Park. For more information, contact Brian at 860-677-7156 or email@example.comFull Details
Trip Leader – Maggie Peretto This is a good trip to try for sea ducks, sparrows, and owls while hoping for a Rough-Legged Hawk. Dress warmly. Silver Sands State Park, Milford – meet at Main Parking Lot. For more information, contact Maggie at 860-604-4903.Full Details
Overnight trips: For any overnight trips, the leader must be contacted two weeks prior.
Weekday walks: Please check the website and HASnotes for field trip announcements.
Note: Please inform the leaders if you plan to join the group. Pouring rain generally cancels a trip, but it may not be raining at the trip site, so call.
Attendees are responsible for their own meals, travel expenses and accommodations, when applicable.
Please check the website for any changes to field trip dates due to weather or other circumstances.
Members and non-members can email us at info@HartfordAudubon.org for further information or assistance. You may also contact the trip leader listed for a particular trip via email or phone.
Reminder: The Hartford Audubon Society Board would like to encourage its members and guests to take seriously the goals of this organization to promote conservation of our natural resources and car pool whenever possible.