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Roseate Spoonbill: autumn 2018 birding excitement in Connecticut

September 19, 2018 – Connecticut birders are in a tizzy over a Roseate Spoonbill that showed up near the mouth of the Housatonic River this week. It’s the third time this summer that a species new to the state has been seen.

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119th Annual Meeting, October 20th, 2018

September 15, 2018 – The Connecticut Audubon Society is taking to the sea for its 119th Annual Meeting. If you’re a member, you’re invited! The meeting is set for 3 p.m. Saturday, October 20th, on board the Cecilia Ann, which we’ve chartered for the occasion. Following the meeting, we will take a three-hour cruise past […]

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Western Kingbird in Pomfret?

September 12, 2018 – The flycatcher sallying forth from a fencepost in Pomfret on Sunday might well have been a Western Kingbird. Nancy Barrett, a Connecticut Audubon member who lives nearby, photographed the bird and sent the shot today to Andy Rzeznikiewicz, our sanctuary manager in eastern Connecticut. Western Kingbirds show up in Connecticut every […]

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Birds from Here and There: A Fundraiser for Puerto Rican Birds

October 3, 2018 – Many thanks to the 100-plus people who participated in Birds from Here and There, our September 27 fundraiser in Hartford to benefit conservation in Puerto Rico in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria. The evening raised more $3,000 to go to the Puerto Rico Ornithological Society (Sociedad Ortinológica Puertorriqueña) to be used […]

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Shorebird guided tour

August 23, 2018 – Summer on Long Island Sound’s coast is a drawn-out carnival of shorebirds. Here’s a straightforward guided tour of what we saw at the Milford Point Coastal Center on Wednesday morning, August 22.

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