Each year since 2006 the Connecticut Audubon Society has helped set the conservation agenda for the state by publishing its annual Connecticut State of the Birds report.
Every member of the Connecticut Audubon Society receives a copy of the report each year.
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Articles in Connecticut State of the Birds are written by the best ornithologists and conservationist in the state and the region:
Robert Askins of Connecticut College; Chris S. Elphick of the University of Connecticut; Commissioner Rob Klee of the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection; Gina McCarthy, former administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency; State Ornithologist Margaret Rubega of UConn; David Foster of the Harvard Forest; Sally Harold of The Nature Conservancy; and many others, including Connecticut Audubon Executive Director Patrick Comins and Milan Bull, Connecticut Audubon’s senior director of science and conservation.
The report is edited by Bull, Charles Watson, and Tom Andersen, Connecticut Audubon’s communications director.
Click the titles to download copies of Connecticut State of the Birds
2017 The New Bird Atlas: A Call to Action for Connecticut’s Conservationists
2016 Gains, Losses and the Prospect of Extinction
2015 Protecting and Connecting Large Landscapes
2014 Connecticut’s Diverse Landscape: Managing Our Habitats for Wildlife
2013 Connecticut State of the Birds: The Seventh Habitat and the Decline of Our Aerial Insectivores.
2012 Connecticut State of the Birds: Where Is the Next Generation of Conservationists Coming From?
2011 Connecticut State of the Birds: Conserving our Forest Birds
2010 Connecticut State of the Birds: Citizen Scientists Contribute to Conservation
2009 Connecticut State of the Birds: Bird Conservation Priorities
2008 Connecticut State of the Birds: Specific Conservation Complexities and Challenges
2007 Connecticut State of the Birds: Specific Threats to Connecticut’s Birds
2006 Connecticut State of the Birds: Conserving Birds and Their Habitats