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American Tree Sparrow

January 10, 2019 – They prefer areas that are open and have low vegetation, like field and marshes, but also take advantage of backyard bird feeders. American Tree Sparrows have been frequenting the open grassy fields of the Connecticut Audubon’s Bafflin Sanctuary in Pomfret and of Goodwin State Forest.


Media coverage: 2018 State of the Birds

How did the state’s media cover Connecticut State of the Birds 2018? Take a look at these links. Hartford Courant New Haven Register/Hearst WNPR/Connecticut Public Broadcasting WSHU Milford Mirror/Hersam Acorn weeklies Waterbury Republican-American Hamlet Hub


Press Release -National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Funds Schoolyard Rain Gardens in Essex, Chester, and Deep River

December 21, 2018 – Connecticut Audubon Society will guide student-led planning and installation of rain and pollinator gardens at schools in the Connecticut River Estuary, including Essex, Deep River, and Chester, Connecticut. This project will enhance existing schoolyard habitats, adding features that reduce 4,675 gallons of storm water pollution annually. The gardens will provide the […]


Press Release – State of the Birds 2018: cities and suburbs are essential to the survival of Connecticut’s birds

November 29, 2018 — For the scores of migratory and nesting bird species in Connecticut to survive and thrive, the state’s cities and suburbs must create, maintain, and improve their local habitats in everything from small neighborhood parks to larger nature preserves. A PDF of the report is here. That’s the key finding of the […]


Press Release – Motus Operandi: Connecticut Audubon is participating in state of the art migratory bird tracking technology

December 5, 2018 – Is it big news that a bird flew past our Deer Pond Farm preserve in Sherman? In the case of the Rusty Blackbird at 2:15 a.m. on November 8, the answer is yes. That lone fly over – of Euphagus carolinus, to be precise – was the first bird detected by […]





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