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 – 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
Trip Leader – Paul Desjardins View Harlequin Ducks and seabirds hard to see in CT. Also visit Trustom Pond, Ninigret, and locations showing rarities. Bring lunch. Sachuest Point National Wildlife Refuge, Middletown, RI – meet at Visitor Center parking lot For more information – contact Paul at 860-623-3696 or firstname.lastname@example.orgFull Details
Trip Leader – Jon Ward Great Pond is the largest part of a beautiful state forest and a neat place for a morning walk. Expect a nice assortment of birds, with some about to leave and others arriving. Great Pond Rd, Simsbury – meet at Great Pond parking lot in Massacoe State Forest For more information,…Full Details
Trip Leaders – Chris and Diane Fisher Search for residents and the migrants and breeders of early spring in the many habitats of this beautiful and compact preserve. Ridge Blvd, E Granby – meet at main entrance at the end of the guard rail. For more information, contact Chris at 860-658-2903 or email@example.comFull Details
Trip Leader – David Funke The trail follows sections of the Hockanum River and butts up against the Manchester Landfill at times. Forest, meadow, wetlands and sections of Hop Brook will provide a diversity of bird species. Middle Turnpike West Between I-84 and Cheney Tech – meet at Laurel Marsh Trail parking lot, Manchester. For…Full Details
Trip Leader – Jon Ward This is a walk you don’t want to miss but wear boots. After we get our 50 or more birds on this walk, we adjourn to Dunkin Donuts to tally the four walks. Meet at Corner of Newberry Rd and Main St, S Windsor. For more information, contact Jon at…Full Details
Kat Conte & Ernie Harris Trip Leaders: Kat Conte and Ernie Harris Visit open fields, and a woodland trail with a slight incline. It can be wet on this 2-mile loop with a nice mix of plants and birds. Meet at Burnt Hill Park, 150 East St, Hebron – First parking lot. For more information, contact Ernie at…Full Details
Trip Leader – Annette Pasek Great Pond offers great treetop, pond, and mudflat visuals of migrants, including shorebirds. Meet at 451 Great Pond Rd off Route 17. For more information, contact Annette at 860-490-8357 or firstname.lastname@example.orgFull Details
Trip Leader: Larry Lunden Enjoy a morning trip exploring Quarry Park and the Connecticut River floodplain in the Rocky Hill area. Wear sturdy shoes, and if the spring has been wet, bring waterproof boots. Corner of Old Main St and Marshall Rd, Rocky Hill – meet at small dirt parking lot, GPS 270 Old Main…Full Details
Trip Leader: Mickey Nordell Spend the morning on an easy walk looking for migrants on MDC property along the West Branch of the Farmington River. Rte 44 to Rte 181, Barkhamsted – Kiosk on first dirt road on right For more information, contact Mickey at 860-212-7014 or email@example.comFull 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.