Welcome to the CTAudubon Rare Bird Alert
We’ll text you when a rare bird is found in Connecticut and other nearby areas. We’ll also list it in this post, locate it on the map below, and include a link to this post.
The alerts are by text only and you have to sign up to receive them! Click here to sign up!
September 9, 2019 – Lark Sparrow, Lighthouse Point, New Haven
September 4, 2019 – Black-headed Gull, Short Beach, Stratford.
September 2, 2019 – Yellow-headed Blackbird, Silver Sands State Park, Milford. No reports on Tuesday, 9/3.
August 30, 31, 2019 – American Avocet (3), Milford Point. Reported on 8/30, still there Saturday, 8/31, and Sunday 9/1. The three birds were still there on Tuesday, 9/3.
August 30, 2019 – Wilson’s Phalarope, Silver Sands State Park. No further reports.
Happy birding, and please take a look at the American Birding Association’s Code of Ethics before heading out.
We’ve compiled a list of birds that we think are worth going to see if they show up in Connecticut. If we confirm that they are here, we will send out an alert. Click here to see the list.
The CTAudubon Rare Bird Alert is a free service of the Connecticut Audubon Society. Your donation or membership will help provide support.
Rarities gone but not forgotten
August 17, 2019 – Magnificent Frigatebird, Hammonasset Beach State Park (this bird flew past and was not relocated).
August 29, 2019 – Black-headed Gull, Milford Point (not relocated on August 30)