Monthly Meetings

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

April 14, 2020 – Magee Marsh – The Warbler Capital of the World

Tuesday, April 14 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Speaker: Matthew Bell Magee Marsh – The Warbler Capital of the World – Join Matt as he talks about his experiences at Magee Marsh and “The Biggest Week in American…

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May 12, 2020 – Banquet and Annual Meeting

Tuesday, May 12 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Please join us for this special annual event at the Pond House. This year will feature the funniest and most memorable moments in birding by our members. The Annual Meeting…

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June 9, 2020 – Pot Luck Picnic and Bird Walk

Tuesday, June 9 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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…

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January 14, 2020 – Butterfly Gardens Are for The Birds

Tuesday, January 14 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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…

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February 11, 2020 – Birding Outer Cape Cod –

Tuesday, February 11 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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…

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March 10, 2020 – Our Forests and Their Birds

Tuesday, March 10 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Speaker: Connor Hogan Our Forests and Their Birds – This talk will examine the dynamic relationship between forests and birds within the McLean Game Refuge and explore how management activities…

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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.…

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

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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…

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Picnic at Northwest Park – Tuesday, June 11, 2019 – Still on!

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

Northwest Park Member Picnic:  We’re ON!!  The weather is a little iffy, but at the moment we’re expecting the afternoon and early evening on Tuesday to be clear for our…

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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