Connecticut Audbon Society


Posts Tagged ‘sparrows’


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.

Migratory songbirds in abundance at Smith Richardson in Westport

Friday, October 19th, 2018

October 19, 2018 – Amazing morning at Connecticut Audubon Society’s lower Smith Richardson Sanctuary in Westport today.

“Sharp-tailed” Sparrows

Tuesday, October 16th, 2018

October 15, 2018 – Although late September through October is the prime time-frame for migratory sharp-tailed sparrows, both species may be seen well into November in Connecticut. One of the best places to look is Connecticut Audubon’s Coastal Center at Milford Point.

Lincoln’s Sparrow

Friday, September 28th, 2018

September 28, 2018 – No, sparrows are not all just “little brown jobs”! The intricate beauty of this snazzy sparrow will spice up your autumn birding.

Ipswich Sparrow

Friday, January 5th, 2018

January 5, 2018. For those birders who relish long walks in biting cold winds, coastal sparrow searches in winter can turn up one of the rarer subspecies of the common Savannah Sparrow, the “Ipswich” Savannah Sparrow.

Fox Sparrow

Thursday, March 16th, 2017

March 16, 2017. Fox Sparrows have been reported under snowy feeders in Glastonbury, Ellington, West Hartford, Wethersfield, Bethel, and Harwinton. In other words, pretty much everywhere.




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