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Fire Throat: Blackburnian Warbler

Tuesday, May 17th, 2016

Blackburnian Warbler: At our Birdcraft Sanctuary we had seven individual Blackburnian Warblers in one day recently! Andy Griswold, director of our EcoTravel program, writes about the species.

Hooded Warbler: Bird Finder for May 12

Wednesday, May 11th, 2016

Hooded Warbler. A very striking bird with a bright yellow face and underparts, black hood and bib, and a greenish back.

159 Years Ago on This Day: The Birth of Our Founder, Mabel Osgood Wright!

Monday, January 26th, 2015

Happy birthday to our founder, Mabel Osgood Wright! She was a true conservation pioneer, not only among women but all people! Wright founded the Audubon Society of Connecticut in 1898 and 16 years later, in 1914, she created Birdcraft Sanctuary, the first private bird sanctuary in the country. It is now a National Historic Landmark. […]

 

 

 

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