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 4,2022 – Lewis Farm Sanctuary – Wednesday 8:30 am

May 4, 2022 @ 8:30 am - 11:30 am

May 4, 2022 – Lewis Farm Sanctuary  – Wednesday –  8:30 am 1035 Hill St, Suffield Park off road on WEST side only (by sign for Sanctuary)  Use caution: poor…

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May 5, 2022 – Tanager Hill – Thursday -7:45 am

May 5, 2022 @ 7:45 am - 11:30 am

May 5                     Tanager Hill           Thu 7:45 am 133 East Weatogue St, Simsbury  From north: parking lot on left 0.3 mi south of Terry’s Plain Rd From south: parking lot on…

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May 7, 2022 – East Rock Park – Saturday – 7 am

May 7, 2022 @ 7:00 am - 11:00 am

May 7, 2022      East Rock Park – Saturday  7 am 915 Whitney Ave, Hamden Eli Whitney Museum parking lot This is one of the best spots to find…

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May 7, 2022 – Fannie Stebbins Wildlife Refuge – Saturday – 8 am

May 7, 2022 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

May 7, 2022    Fannie Stebbins Wildlife Refuge – Saturday – 8 am 202 Bark Haul Rd, Longmeadow, MA Park by sign at the end of the road A wonderful…

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May 8, 2022 – Keeney Park – Hartford’s Jewel – Sunday 8:30  am

May 8, 2022 @ 8:30 am - 11:30 am

May 8, 2022 – Keeney Park – Hartford’s Jewel Sun 8:30  am 171 Windsor Ave, Windsor, CT Park in Golf Club Parking Lot or refer to Bus Schedule. The walk is…

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May 12, 2022 -Dismal Brook Wildlife Preserve Thursday – 7:30 am

May 12, 2022 @ 7:30 am - 11:30 am

May 12, 2022 –Dismal Brook Wildlife Preserve Thursday 7:30 am 253 Loomis St, Granby. (approx) From East St drive 2.5 miles north on Loomis St to parking lot on left.…

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May 14, 2022 – Machimoodus Park – Saturday 7:30 am

May 14, 2022 @ 7:30 am - 12:00 pm

May 14, 2022 – Machimoodus Park  – Saturday – 7:30 am 128 Leesville Rd, Moodus From Goodspeed Opera House, follow 149 north to Rt 151 Bear left on 151 and…

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May 14, 2022 – Mount Auburn & Plum Island, MA – Saturday 8 am

May 14, 2022 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm

May 14, 2022 Mount Auburn & Plum Island, MA Saturday –  8 am 580 Mt Auburn St, Cambridge, MA Mount Auburn Cemetery entrance inside front gate. After cemetery we drive…

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May 14, 2022 – Greenstone Hollow – Saturday – 8 am

May 14, 2022 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

May 14, 2022  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 with…

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May 21, 2022 -Catskills and Hudson Valley, NY – 2 days

May 21, 2022 - May 22, 2022

May 21,2022   Catskills and Hudson Valley, NY Sat 2 days Contact Peter for arrangements Visit Perch River Marsh, Cape Vincent, Fort Drum, Ferd’s Bog and Moose River Plains with…

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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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