Connecticut Audbon Society


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Red Crossbill

Saturday, November 18th, 2017

November 18, 2017. Although there have been only a few sightings in Connecticut so far, you may have a good opportunity to see Red Crossbills this fall and winter. Look for the trademark bill that crosses at the tip.

Northern Goshawk

Friday, October 27th, 2017

October 27, 2017. The best way to see a Northern Goshawk in Connecticut is by visiting a hawk watch during late autumn.

Lesser Black-backed Gull

Thursday, October 19th, 2017

October 19, 2017. Nominally a European species, the Lesser Black-backed Gull is now an uncommon but regularly occurring bird along Connecticut’s coast from October through March.

White-crowned Sparrow

Friday, October 13th, 2017

October 13, 2017. One of the aristocrats of the sparrow family, the size and handsome markings of this sparrow immediately distinguish it from other sparrows and draws the observer’s attention.

Pine Warbler

Friday, October 6th, 2017

October 6, 2017. Still hanging around in pine trees, the Pine Warbler is usually one of the last songbirds to migrate south.

Connecticut Warbler

Thursday, September 28th, 2017

September 28, 2017. One of our most difficult warblers to see, now is the time to look for this secretive species.

American Kestrel

Friday, September 22nd, 2017

September 21, 2017. You may spot an American Kestrel in Connecticut this fall either on its southward migration route or in its year-round home.

Philadelphia Vireo

Friday, September 15th, 2017

September 15, 2017. Early to mid September is the best time to find Philadelphia Vireo in Connecticut.

Broad-winged Hawk

Sunday, September 3rd, 2017

September 3, 2017. During fall migration, if you’re in the right place, it’s almost impossible not to see them.

Forster’s Tern

Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017

August 23, 2017. We’re just entering prime time for Forster’s Terns.




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