Join the Hartford Audubon Society at our monthly meetings or frequent field trips.
Beginning birders welcomed!

Monthly Meetings

Our monthly meetings are free and open to the public, and beginners are always welcomed.

Pot Luck Supper/Christmas Party

Tuesday, December 11 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
1018 Farmington Ave.
West Hartford, CT 06127 United States

Bring your favorite dish for sharing and your own table setting. Beverages will be provided. Bring a bird related $5.00 wrapped gift to place under the Christmas tree. Participants will randomly choose a gift to open after dinner. Also bring a birding treasure that you no longer need for the tea cup auction. You can…

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Paul Cianfaglione: Hitchcock’s Primeval Birds

January 8, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
1018 Farmington Ave.
West Hartford, CT 06127 United States

Rev. Edward Hitchcock was one of America’s first dedicated dinosaur paleontologists. To him, fossil tracks in the CT Valley were marks of prehistoric birds. Come hear his story.

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Julie Victoria: Ospreys 2019

February 12, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
1018 Farmington Ave.
West Hartford, CT 06127 United States

Ospreys have been monitored in Connecticut since 1969. This research continues and there are volunteer opportunities to help monitor Osprey nesting success.

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Peter Picone: The Inextricable Link Between Songbirds and Plants

March 12, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
1018 Farmington Ave.
West Hartford, CT 06127 United States

Peter will describe the enhancing of bird habitats on state and private land and listeners will come away with ideas for creating and enhancing wildlife habitats in their own surroundings. Videos will demonstrate the cover and seasonal food value of CT’s native plants.

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David Spector & Sam Peabody: A Look at Song Bird Interpretation

April 9, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
1018 Farmington Ave.
West Hartford, CT 06127 United States

Transliterations, mnemonics, transcriptions—whatever you call them—this program might help you “cheer up cheerily,” as David and his mystery co-presenter discuss the history of some of the expressions that help us remember bird songs

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Annual Meeting/Banquet

May 14, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
1555 Asylum Ave.
West Hartford, CT 06117 United States

The Annual Meeting features the election of new Officers and Directors, the Treasurer’s report, presentation of the Member of the Year award, and the President’s address. Afterwards, everyone is invited to play Connecticut Bird Bingo! Come have lots of fun and win prizes.

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Picnic at Northwest Park

June 11, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
145 Lang Rd.
Windsor, CT 06095 United States

Join us for a bird walk and the company of our members to kick off the summer! A bird walk will be led at 5:00 when we hope to see orchard orioles, indigo buntings, and bluebirds. Bring a dish of your choice, its serving utensils, and your place setting. The picnic will conclude with a…

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St. James Episcopal Church

Meetings include a brief business segment, a summary of recent trip reports and bird sightings, followed by a nature program. Most meetings are free and open to the public.

Most meetings are held at (unless otherwise specified):

St James's Episcopal Church
1018 Farmington Ave
West Hartford, CT

Please see map below for location. Parking is in the back of the church - enter from Farmington Ave.

Please Note: meetings are free and open to the public, except for the annual banquet in May or unless otherwise noted. Most meetings begin at 7:30 PM preceded by social time starting at 7 PM with the following exceptions:

May annual banquet/meeting – 6 PM
Summer club picnic – 6:30 PM
Christmas potluck supper – 6:30 PM