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Two new grants will bring all 375 Norwich third-graders to Connecticut Audubon for outdoor science education

August 21, 2018 – Every third grader in Norwich Public Schools will get the benefits of the Connecticut Audubon Society’s award-winning outdoor science education program in the 2018-19 school year, thanks to grants from two eastern Connecticut foundations. All 375 third-grade students and their teachers will participate in Connecticut Audubon’s full-day, hands-on Science in Nature […]

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Black-bellied Whistling-Duck: Another Connecticut First!

August 14, 2018 – You may have heard by now that there is a Black-bellied Whistling-Duck in Essex! It’s quite the buzz in the birding community and if accepted by the birding powers as a wild bird, it will be a first state record.

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Smith Richardson: a paradise for bugs and birds (and the people who love them)

August 15, 2018 – We planned the restoration of the H. Smith Richardson Wildlife Preserve in Westport to be great for birds and pollinators but even we are surprised by what has happened. With the help and generosity of Charles Stebbins, a member of our Board of Directors and one of the motivating forces behind […]

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A young Osprey hatched in Bridgeport dies because of discarded fishing line and other trash

Heroic rescue effort comes up short August 6, 2018 – Last week the Connecticut Audubon Society announced a new program to help recycle monofilament fishing line because of the risk it poses to birds. Yesterday presented a vivid illustration of the risk. Almost a dozen people spent their Sunday afternoon trying to save an Osprey […]

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Little Egret, by land or by sea

August 11, 2018 – Nick Bonomo spent a fair amount of time in recent days looking for a Little Egret to make its way into Connecticut. A regular Bird Finder contributor, Nick graciously let us report the account he wrote for his blog.

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