2017 Fall COA Bulletin Available

The 2017 Fall COA Bulletin is now available to download here (PDF file). Be sure to check out the COA Bulletin archives here.

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2017 COA Shorebird Workshop – Results

8/19. Thirty five birders participated in the annual COA Shorebird Workshop in Milford and Stratford. Following an illustrated lecture on shorebird identification by Frank Gallo and Patrick Comins at CT Audubon’s Coastal Center, the group walked the beachside sandbar. Common species were well studied, including Black-bellied and Semipalmated Plovers, and Least and Semipalmated Sandpipers....

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Bridled Tern

These Bridled Tern photos were taken by me at Falkner Is., Guilford, CT on 31 July 2017. This extreme CT rarity was present there from July 28 (found by tern researchers Cedric Duhalde and James Heuschkel) – seen almost daily – through it’s last sighting on Aug 11. The island, home of a large, protected tern nesting colony located 3.5 miles off the coast, is part of the Stewart B....

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COA Shorebird Workshop – August 19

COA Shorebird Workshop Saturday, August 19th, 2017 at 7:30 am CT Audubon Society Coastal Center at Milford Point, Milford and Audubon Connecticut at Stratford Point, Stratford Sharpen your shorebird identification skills at two of the best places to see shorebirds in the state. There will be an indoor presentation followed by outdoor field study. The event is co-sponsored by COA, Audubon...

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Twenty-second ARCC Report

Below is the recently published 22nd ARCC report – please see all previous ARCC reports on this page. By Jay Kaplan and Greg Hanisek This is the Twenty-second Report of the Avian Records Committee of Connecticut (ARCC).  The Connecticut Ornithological Association (COA) checklist for Connecticut Birds has been updated and is now in print form as well as available on the COA web site.  The...

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Summer 2017 COA Bulletin

You can now download the Summer 2017 issue of the COA Bulletin in PDF form. Be sure to check out the COA Bulletin archives here.

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