Field Trips

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.

Upcoming Field Trips

May 15, 2021 –   Mount Auburn & Plum Island, MA Saturday 8 am

Saturday, May 15

May 15, 2021 –  Mount Auburn & Plum Island, MA  – Saturday 8 am 580 Mt Auburn St, Cambridge, MA Mount Auburn Cemetery entrance inside front gate. After cemetery we…

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May 15, 2021 – Machimoodus Park – Saturday 7:30 am

Saturday, May 15 @ 7:30 am - 11:00 am

May 15, 2021 – Machimoodus    – Saturday 7:30 am 128 Leesville Rd, Moodus From Goodspeed Opera House, follow 149 north to Rt 151 Bear left on 151 and parking…

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May 15,2021 – Greenstone Hollow  – Saturday 8 am

Saturday, May 15 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am

May 15, 2021 –  Greenstone Hollow –  Saturday 8 am 31 Ridge Blvd, East Granby Park on north side of road Enjoy a morning walk at a Hartford Audubon sanctuary…

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May 16, 2021 – Nepaug –  Sunday 7:30 am

Sunday, May 16 @ 7:30 am - 11:30 am

May 16, 2021 –  Nepaug – Sun 7:30 am Commuter Parking Lot,  Rt 179, Canton Just north of the intersection with Rt 44. GPS Coordinates 41.836483, -72.928424 This roving trip…

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May 22, 2021 – Fisher Meadows – Saturday 7 am

Saturday, May 22 @ 7:00 am - 10:00 am

May 22, 2021 – Fisher Meadows  – Saturday 7 am 800 Old Farms Rd, Avon Fisher Meadows Parking Lot at main entrance Take an easy morning stroll, suitable for all…

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May 22, 2021 – Catskills and Hudson Valley, NY Saturday – 2 days

Saturday, May 22 @ 8:00 am - Sunday, May 23 @ 5:00 pm

May 22, 2021 – Catskills and Hudson Valley, NY  –   Saturday 2 days Contact Peter for arrangements Visit Perch River Marsh, Cape Vincent, Fort Drum, Ferd’s Bog and Moose River…

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May 30, 2021 – Station 43 Wetland Birds – Sunday 7:30 am

Sunday, May 30 @ 7:30 am - 12:00 pm

May 30, 2021 –  Station 43 Wetland Birds –  Sunday 7:30 am 990 Main St, South Windsor Corner of Newberry Rd and Main St, South Windsor Park in front of…

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CANCELED – Jun 5, 2021 – Greenstone Hollow – Saturday, 8 am

Saturday, June 5 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

CANCELED Jun 5                 Greenstone Hollow            Sat 8 am Celebrate CT Trails Day 31 Ridge Blvd, East Granby Park on north side of road Celebrate CT Trails Day with a leisurely…

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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.

Field Trip Reports

Lewis Farm Sanctuary Trip Report – May 5, 2021   

Lewis Farm Sanctuary Trip Report – May 5, 2021 Trip Guide:  Abby Wolcott On a damp spring morning, 13 local birders met at Lewis Farm to explore the trails and…
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Tanager Hill Trip Report – Weatogue/Simsbury – May 6, 2021

Tanager Hill Trip Report – Weatogue/Simsbury –May 6, 2021 Trip Leader: John Weeks Hartford Audubon Society held its annual spring bird walk on Tanager Hill today. https://simsburylandtrust.org/slt/tanager-hill-the-ellsworth-property/ Forty-seven species were…
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Roaring Brook Nature Center Field Trip Report – May 2, 2021

Four members and friends of the Hartford Audubon Society met field trip leader, Jay Kaplan, in the Roaring Brook Nature Center parking lot on Sunday, May 2, 2021 at the…
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Quarry Park and Connecticut River Floodplain – Trip Report – 5/1/2021

Quarry Park and Connecticut River Floodplain Trip Report, May 1, 2021 A sunny but windy day greeted us as we started out the walk.  There was a noticeable chill in…
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Great Pond walk in South Glastonbury CT Trip Report – 4/28/2021

2021 4 28 Great Pond walk in South Glastonbury CT There were a total of Eight attendees for what was a lovely morning but not so birdy walk. We totaled…
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Greenstone Hollow Walk – April 17, 2021 – Trip Report

Greenstone Hollow Walk – April 17, 2021 – 8am to about 10:30am. Submitted by Chris Fisher Number of participants – 21 We walked 1.5 miles covering most of the trails…
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