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Canceled – May 16, 2020 – Mt Auburn & Plum Island, MA – Saturday – 7:30 am

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…

Canceled – May 16, 2020 -Machimoodus State Park – Saturday – 7:30 am

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…

Canceled – May 17, 2020 – Nepaug – Sunday – 7:30 am

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  

Canceled – May 23, 2020 – Fisher Meadows – Saturday – 7 am

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  

Canceled -May 23, 2020 – Greenstone Hollow – Saturday – 8 am

Trip Leader - Larry Lunden Enjoy a morning walk at a Hartford Audubon sanctuary with shrub, swamp, marsh, wet meadow, pond and wooded habitats. Ridge Blvd, E Granby - Main entrance at the end of the guard rail. For more information, contact Larry at 860-232-2416 or

Canceled – May 31, 2020 – Station 43 – Sunday – 7:30 am

Trip Leader - Paul Cianfaglione The trip focuses on finding wetland birds such as Virginia Rail, Sora, Marsh Wren, Least Bittern, Swamp Sparrow and Wood Duck.  Boots and insect repellant are advised. Meet at corner of Newberry Rd and Main St, S Windsor For more information - contact Paul at 860-836-3443 or    

Canceled – June 6, 2020 – Greenstone Hollow/Trails Day – Saturday – 8 am

Trip Leaders - Sarah Faulkner and Larry Lunden Celebrate CT Trails Day with a leisurely 2-hour bird walk on trails through mixed woodlands and fields, across wetlands and near ponds. Wear boots and bring insect repellant. Ridge Blvd, E Granby - meet at main entrance at the end of the guard rail. For more information, contact…

Canceled – June 9, 2020 – Pot Luck Picnic and Bird Walk

Dear Hartford Audubon Members, With sadness I'm writing to let you know that we're canceling the June 9th Potluck Picnic we hold every year at Northwest Park.  The Park has canceled all events, and although we considered relocating the picnic it seems premature for us to return to a social event.  So, I wish you…

UPDATED – PLEASE READ -June 13-14, 2020 – Summer Bird Count – Saturday-Sunday

Hartford Summer Bird Count Update from Jay Kaplan, Compiler: Please note that the Summer Bird Count (SBA) will take place on the second weekend of June.  This count can be done individually and does not require birding in groups.  Additional information will be forthcoming after the conclusion of the ongoing spring census. Jay Kaplan, Compiler…

Hartford Summer Bird Count Summary – June 13-14, 2020

HARTFORD SUMMER BIRD COUNT SUMMARY - JUNE 13-14 2020 What a strange year this has been!  After some question as to whether there should even be Summer Bird Counts (SBC) in Connecticut the decision was made to hold them as scheduled.  It was reasoned that birding lends itself nicely to social distancing and the Hartford…