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Bird Nerd Trivia at the Carriage Barn Art Center!

Tuesday, November 17th, 2015

 

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Test your avian knowledge against bird (and art) enthusiasts from around the state! The Connecticut Audubon Society is partnering with the Carriage Barn Arts Center’s exhibit, For The Birds, to present another great round of trivia. 

Join us at Carriage Barn Art Center in New Canaan on December 9th from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. We’ll have refreshments, great company, and trivia on topics ranging from bird identification to birds in pop culture.

$8 for Connecticut Audubon Society and/or Carriage Barn Art Center members and $10 for non-members.

For Tickets: Click Here 

Questions?  abryant@ctaudubon.org or call (203) 259 0416 x106 

Lecturer Enlightens Audience of 130 about Hidden Lives of Snowy Owls

Sunday, February 1st, 2015
View from the Milford City Hall balcony during The Hidden Lives of the Snowy Owl. Connecticut Audubon Society photo.

View from the Milford City Hall balcony during The Hidden Lives of the Snowy Owl. Connecticut Audubon Society photo.

Before last winter, the common wisdom was that the Snowy Owls that occasionally left their Arctic breeding grounds to winter further south did so because they were desperate for food and arrived in our area exhausted and starving.

But according to Don Crockett, who develops the interactive Snowy Owl maps for Project SNOWStorm, that common wisdom might not be true.

Addressing an audience of more than 130 people during a presentation Sunday organized by Connecticut Audubon Society, Crockett said that data collected last winter from birds fitted with tracking devices show that wintering Snowy Owls are probably neither exhausted nor hungry.

In his talk, titled “The Hidden Lives of the Snowy Owl,” Crockett said that an unprecedented number of Snowies spent the winter of 2013-14 in New England and across the midwest.

Keep reading our account …

Sunday, September 29th, 2013
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