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We at the Connecticut Audubon Society add our voices to the rising calls for change in our country.

June 5, 2020 — We at the Connecticut Audubon Society add our voices to the rising calls for change in our country. Nature knows no racial boundaries. It is our vision that everyone in our diverse population appreciate the value of the natural world and have access to it. Any possibility that the birding community could feel isolated from racism was shattered last week when Christian Cooper, a birder who happened to be black, was subjected to overt racism while searching for a Mourning Warbler in Central Park.

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“Farming” a Rich Source of Food for Migrating Birds

June 4, 2020 — Where do your donations go? Some go right into the ground. Your support is being invested in new places to keep migrating birds well-supplied with high-energy seeds to fuel them on their long flights.

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2020 Birdathon Photo Contest Winners

June 1, 2020 — We are thrilled to announce the winners of the 2020 Birdathon Photo contest. Birders from across the state submitted approximately 100 photos, all taken in Connecticut from May 22 to 24. They included geese, ducks, herons, hawks, owls, warblers — even a box turtle. The winners were chosen by Julian Hough, an experienced bird photographer and graphic designer.

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Letter from the Executive Director About the Closing of the Center at Glastonbury

March 20, 2020 – The Connecticut Audubon Society has made the difficult decision to close the Center at Glastonbury permanently starting July 1, 2020.

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COVID-19: What’s on & what’s off

March 12, 2020 — Our sanctuaries and trails will remain open, and we encourage you to visit for a hike. Outdoor programs will be held as scheduled. Indoor programs are cancelled or postponed. The buildings at all our centers will be closed to the public.

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Connecticut Audubon’s 2020 Migration Madness Birdathon, Friday, May 22 through Sunday, May 24

May 19, 2020 — The Connecticut Audubon Society’s annual Migration Madness Birdathon is back for 2020. Starting Friday, May 22 through Sunday, May 24, this family-oriented weekend of local birding is a fun and friendly competition to see as many bird species as possible over three days.

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News: Osprey Nation 2019 Season Report

April 2, 2020 — The sixth season of the Osprey Nation citizen science project saw increases in the total number of Osprey nests in Connecticut.

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Spring 2020: The Daily Bird

We’re revising our large archive of Bird Finder features, bringing them up to date for this spring and re-posting them as our Spring 2020 Bird of the Day. We hope it provides a few moments of enjoyable distraction during this difficult time.

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Spring 2020 videos: vernal pools, Eastern Bluebirds, live owl

March 24, 2020 — Our staff experts are on video talking about vernal pools, Eastern Bluebirds, and Barred Owls (which a special appearance by Cookie).

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Mobile App

Explore our centers and sanctuaries on your mobile device Soar through our centers and sanctuaries with this free app, which highlights unique and interesting features at each stop. Take one of our tours while you’re onsite or plan ahead with detailed directions and maps to your nearest Connecticut Audubon location. Features include: Tours of our […]

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