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 Look for migrants and other birds in a variety of habitats. Gay City has tall trees, wetland ponds and an interesting history. Gay City State Park main entrance, Route 85, Hebron – First parking lot on right For more information, contact Ernie at 860-603-2655 or firstname.lastname@example.orgFull Details
Trip Leader – Jay Kaplan This is a one-mile walk through the diverse habitats of Werner’s Woods, a state owned wildlife sanctuary adjacent to the Center. On a good morning, more than fifty species can be seen or heard. Park at Roaring Brook Nature Center, Canton For more information, contact Jay at 860-693-0157 or email@example.com…Full Details
Trip Coordinator: Roberta Gowing Magee Marsh is on the southern shore of Lake Erie, near Toledo. Warbler viewing from the mile-long boardwalk is fantastic: many birds, many species, great low and close views. Tell Roberta of your possible interest. You may contact her at 860-644-1151 or firstname.lastname@example.orgFull Details
Trip Leaders: Doug Beach, Jon Ward and John Weeks Tanager Hill and the adjacent Owen-Mortimer property provide over 100 acres of spectacular birding habitat on Talcott Mountain. This morning two-mile walk ascends over 200 feet. East Weatogue Street, Simsbury – Parking lot is 0.3 mile south of Terry’s Plain Rd For more information, contact Doug…Full Details
Trip Leader – Paul Desjardins This is one of the best spots to find migrating warblers, as it is the first large land mass birds see after crossing Long Island Sound. 915 Whitney Ave, Hamden – meet at Eli Whitney Museum parking lot. For more information, contact Paul at 860-623-3696 or email@example.comFull Details
Trip Leader – Ernie Harris This walk in Bolton visits two beautiful parks that border the Hop River Trail in Bolton Notch. Bring insect repellent. Head east on I-384, bear left onto Rte 44 where Rte 44 and Rte 6 separate. Take a quick left after passing under the bridge to head west on I-384.…Full Details
Trip Leader – Jon Ward The cemetery is a famous warbler hotspot and has beautiful park-like grounds. Plum Island is one of the best year-round birding locations on the east coast. Bring lunch. Enjoy dinner in Newburyport before leaving for home. Meet at Mount Auburn Cemetery entrance, Cambridge, MA. For more information, contact Jon at…Full Details
Trip Leaders – Alberta & Rob Mirer This state park is an area new for most HAS members. It has woods, a hemlock ravine, grassy fields, and early successional habitat along the Salmon River. Kayak rentals are available after the trip. Parking lot on the west side of Rte.151 (Leesville Road) For more information, contact…Full Details
Trip Leader – Jamie Meyers This roving trip to an excellent area always produces interesting migrants. Come see Nepaug at its best. Commuter parking lot, Route 179, Canton; Just north of the intersection of Route 202 and Route 44. For more information, contact Jamie at 860-693-4497 or firstname.lastname@example.orgFull Details
Trip Leader: Brian Toal Take an easy morning stroll, suitable for all levels of birders, around the pond. Habitats include fields, woodlands, and shrub land. Old Farms Rd, Avon – Fisher Meadows parking lot at main entrance For more information, contact Brian at 860-677-7156 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.