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December 8, 2019 – Hammonasset State Park – Sunday – 8 am

HAS-Hammo trip tomorrow- postponed from 12/1  to 12/8 due to weather.  Trip Leader - Ernie Harris Hammonasset Beach State Park is the state’s premier birding location. Look for Lapland Longspurs, Snow Buntings, and Horned Larks. Eat lunch at Lenny and Joe’s Fish Tale. Meet at Meigs Point Nature Center, Madison For more information, contact Ernie…

December 10, 2019 – Holiday Pot Luck Supper

Continuing a fun tradition, please wear your favorite bird tee-shirt or hat, with a holiday theme if you can! Following dinner we’ll have the annual photo sharing session from members and our tea cup auction. Bring silverware, plate, a dish to share and something for the tea cup auction. Contact Mona Cavallero for details on…

December 15, 2019 – Christmas Bird Count – all day

Event Coordinator:  Jay Kaplan Area 1   S Windsor: Paul Desjardins Area 2   Inland S Windsor: Patrice Favreau Area 3   Glastonbury: Andrew Dasinger Area 4   Manchester: Maggie Peretto Area 5   Wethersfield/Rocky Hill: Steve Kotchko Area 6   Hartford: Jay Kaplan Area 7   Newington: Sylvia Halkin Area 8   Avon/Farmington: open Area 9   W Hartford: Brian Toal Area 10…

“Two For One” membership – Now through January 31, 2020

A Special Invitation to Give the Gift of Birding! To celebrate the turning of another decade, The Hartford Audubon Society is offering a “Two For One” membership now through January 31, 2020 Please considering giving a membership as a gift to a friend, family member, or a neighbor who enjoys the birds (or even yourself!).  And, for…

January 1 – 31, 2020 – January Big/Birding Event – all month!

The Hartford Audubon Society (HAS) is pleased to announce our fourth annual Hartford County Big January of Birding bird watching challenge.  The purpose of the activity is to encourage folks to get outside during the month of January and see as many species of wild birds in Hartford County as possible!  The competition is free…

January 14, 2020 – Butterfly Gardens Are for The Birds

Speaker: Margery Winters Butterfly Gardens Are for The Birds - Butterfly gardens may attract a host of beautiful winged creatures to your yard, not just butterflies. Find out what makes a successful butterfly habitat. Margery is the Assistant Director and instructor at Roaring Brook Nature Center in Canton and manages their native plant gardens. St…

January 18, 2020 – Cape Cod Tour, MA – 2 days

Trip Leader - Peter Stephan This is New England late winter birding at its finest. We should see Scoters and Gannets. Stay and meet at The Cove in Orleans - Call Peter for reservations and details - 860 729-8374 or stephraf@aol.com

February 1, 2020 – Cape Ann & Newburyport, MA – Saturday -2 days

Trip Leader - Fran D'Amico Take a favorite trip to view seabirds that come south to New England in the winter. Irruptions can also bring unusual birds. Contact Fran at least one week in advance for details at 203-237-2734 or frandamico525@yahoo.com

CANCELLED: February 9, 2020 – Hartford County Boat Launch Tour – Sunday – 8 am

This trip has been cancelled. Trip Leader - Paul Cianfaglione This is a morning tour of eight area boat launches, from Enfield to Rocky Hill. Dress warmly and bring your scope.  Meet at Donald Barnes Boat Launch, South River St, Enfield. For more information, contact Paul at 860-836-3443 or pgcianfaglione@gmail.com  

February 11, 2020 – Birding Outer Cape Cod –

Speaker: Steve Broker Birding Outer Cape Cod - From Monomoy National Wildlife Refuge in Chatham to Provincetown’s Race Point, Herring Cove, and Beach Forest, the Outer Cape Cod is one of the great places in America to look for and identify a broad diversity of bird species. Steve will share with birders the many rich…