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Posts Tagged ‘Pomfret’


June Birds

Thursday, June 13th, 2019

June 13, 2019 – Connecticut is filled with birds this month, many of them raising families (or being raised), many resting and feeding. Here’s a list of eight chosen at random from among our summer Bird Finder entries over the past five years.

American Tree Sparrow

Thursday, January 10th, 2019

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.

Wood Duck

Wednesday, November 7th, 2018

November 8, 2018 – Once the temperatures begin to drop, the fall migration is just about over, and the bird diversity in woods drops significantly, there’s nothing quite like catching a glimpse of a beautifully marked Wood Duck passively floating on an otherwise vacant pond.

Endangered Sedge Wrens are Nesting and Drawing a Crowd at our Sanctuary in Pomfret

Wednesday, July 18th, 2018

July 19, 2018. A tiny endangered bird that rarely nests in the state has made a home this year at the Connecticut Audubon Society’s Bafflin Sanctuary in Pomfret.

Our Experts Recommend These Places as Part of Your 2019 Birdathon Strategy

Friday, May 11th, 2018

We hope you’re planning to participate in our Migration Madness Bird-a-thon. Our Centers and their surrounding sanctuaries are all great places to go. We asked the experts on our staff and Board to outline what you might look for. Each of the Centers or areas below have bird walks scheduled for May 17, 18 or […]

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.

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.

Scarlet Tanager

Thursday, July 7th, 2016

July 7, 2016 – This beautifully-plumed bird is common enough in Connecticut that it’s hard not to find one if you’re looking in the right habitat, says this week’s author, Andy Rzeznikiewicz, our sanctuary manager in Pomfret.

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.




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