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 21, 2022 – Fisher Meadows – Saturday 7 am

May 21, 2022 @ 7:00 am - 11:00 am

May 21, 2022 – 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 29, 2022 – Station 43 Wetland Birds – Sunday – 7:30 am

May 29, 2022 @ 7:30 am - 1:00 pm

May 29,2022 – 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 stucco…

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Jun 4, 2022 – Greenstone Hollow- Saturday 8 am

June 4, 2022 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Jun 4, 2022 – Greenstone Hollow – Saturday 8 am Celebrate CT Trails Day 31 Ridge Blvd, East Granby Park on north side of road Celebrate CT Trails Day with…

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Trail’s Day Beginner’s Family Bird Walk – Elizabeth Park

June 5, 2022 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Trail’s Day Beginner’s Family Birdwalk in Elizabeth Park  Elizabeth Park, 1555 Asylum Avenue, West Hartford Park in the parking areas and meet in front of the Pond House Café Join…

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Jun 11-12, 2022 – Annual Summer Bird Count -Sat & Sun

June 11, 2022 - June 12, 2022

Jun 11-12, 2022 – Annual Summer Bird Count Sat Sat & Sun Bird Count Circle 7.5 mile radius from Old State House Join Hartford Audubon members as we participate in…

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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 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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