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

March 20, 2022  Silver Sands- Sunday 8 am

March 20, 2022 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am

Mar 20, 2022   Silver Sands  Sunday –  8 am Silver Sands State Park, 1 Silver Sands Pkwy, Milford Meet in main parking lot Contact Maggie to verify this date.  This…

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Mar 26, 2022 – Sachuest Point, RI Saturday – 8:30 am

March 26, 2022 @ 8:30 am - 1:00 pm

Mar 26      Sachuest Point, Rhode Island Sat 8:30 am 769 Sachuest Point Rd, Middletown, RI Sachuest Point Visitor Center parking lot GPS Coordinates 41.479909, -71.243489 If you are looking for…

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Apr 9, 2022 – Great Pond, Simsbury – Saturday 8 am

April 9, 2022 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am

Apr 9, 2022   Great Pond, Simsbury   Saturday  8 am 156 Great Pond Rd, Simsbury Between Laurel Ln and Old Farms Rd Meet in parking lot at end of entrance dirt…

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April 16, 2022 – Greenstone Hollow – Saturday 8 am

April 16, 2022 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am

Apr 16, 2022   Greenstone Hollow      Saturday 8 am 31 Ridge Blvd, East Granby Park on north side of road All are welcome on this exploration of our Greenstone…

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April 20, 2022 – Glastonbury Great Pond -Wednesday 8 am

April 20, 2022 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am

April 20, 2022     Glastonbury Great Pond     Wed 8 am Entrance is just beyond 451 Great Pond Rd, Glastonbury, on left  From Rt. 17 – use south entrance to Great…

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April 23, 2022  Station 43 Beginners Bird Walk #4 Sat 8 am

April 23, 2022 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am

Apr 23, 2022  Station 43 Beginners Bird Walk #4 Saturday 8 am 990 Main St, South Windsor Corner of Newberry Rd and Main St  Park in front of stucco house…

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April 30, 2022 – Annual Spring Census -Saturday – 3 weeks

April 30, 2022 - May 22, 2022

April 30, 2022 – Annual Spring Census – Saturday – 3 weeks Join fellow HAS members for our annual Spring census which will end on Sunday, May 22nd.  Unlike our…

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April 30, 2022 – Quarry Park- Saturday 7 am

April 30, 2022 @ 7:00 am - 12:00 pm

April 30, 2022 – Quarry Park –   Saturday – 7 am 270 Old Main St, Rocky Hill Meet in the small dirt parking lot opposite Marshall Rd Enjoy a morning…

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April 30, 2022 – Simsbury River Walk – Saturday 8 am

April 30, 2022 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am

April 30, 2022 –  Simsbury River Walk  – Saturday – 8 am  46 Drake Hill Rd, Simsbury Park at the Simsbury High School Crew Boathouse Across Drake Hill Rd from…

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May 1, 2022 – Roaring Brook Nature Center – Sunday 6:30 am

May 1, 2022 @ 6:30 am - 11:00 am

May 1, 2022 – Roaring Brook Nature Center – Sunday 6:30 am Springtime Bird Walk Roaring Brook Nature Center, 70 Gracey Rd, Canton Meet in the Nature Center parking lot.…

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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 10/19/21- Trip Report submitted by leader Abby Wolcott

Lewis farm Sanctuary 10/19/21 – Written by Trip Leader Abby Wolcott Quick facts:  53 degrees and sunny 4 people on the trip 10 species of birds seen or heard Length of…
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2021 HAS Big Sit Field Trip Report by Jay Kaplan

2021 HAS Big Sit Field Trip Report –     October 10, 2021 Six members and friends of the Hartford Audubon Society met on the Society’s Platform at Station 43,…
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Trip Report for Greenstone Hollow Walk,  Oct 9, 2021

Trip Report for Greenstone Hollow Walk,  Oct 9, 2021 Leaders – Diane & Chris Fisher Participants – 18 ( including leaders) Weather – Overcast, upper 50’s to low 60’s Length…
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Hilltop Farm – Suffield Trip Report 9/8/2021: Trip Leader – Joan Heffernan   

Trip report submitted by Trip Leader Joan Heffernan below September 8, 2021 Time:  8:30-11:30   2 hours Fourteen participants met at Hilltop Farm in Suffield, CT at 8:30 AM.  This late…
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Hartford Summer Bird Count Summary – June 12-13, 2021

HARTFORD SUMMER BIRD COUNT SUMMARY –  JUNE 12-13 2021 As we moved through spring, Connecticut began to loosen up its COVID 19 restrictions, and people began to once again travel…
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Fisher Meadows Avon, CT – May 22, 2021 Trip Report

Fisher Meadows Avon, CT May 22nd 2021 Brian Toal – trip leader   15 birders joined us for our annual walk around Fisher Meadows recreation area in Avon. We had…
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