2018 COA Sea Duck Workshop

UPDATE! Workshop start time has been moved to 11AM due to predicted heavy rain! Join us for a workshop on identifying sea ducks at Harkness State Park in Waterford on January 13, 2018 at 8AM. End time of 11AM is approximate. Loons, Grebes,Scoters, Eiders, Mergansers and maybe an alcid (Razorbill) all possible. Unusual gulls, Northern Gannet, Purple Sandpipers, Great Cormorants and others may add...

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Big January 2018

CONNECTICUT ORNITHOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION BIG JANUARY COMPETITION To qualify, one needs to have identified (seen or heard) a minimum of 90 species for the month within Connecticut. All species seen/heard need to have been counted on public property, your own property, or private property with permission. Report your species list in the same order as...

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2017 Winter COA Bulletin Available

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

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Connecticut Ornithological Association’s 34th Annual Meeting

COA Annual Meeting March 24, 2018 The Connecticut Ornithological Association’s 34th Annual Meeting is being held on March 24, 2018 at Middlesex Community College, Middletown, CT. Guest speakers include: Scott Weidensaul Of a Feather: A (Brief) History of American Birding From the moment Europeans arrived in North America, they were awestruck by a continent awash with birds – great flocks of wild...

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Zepko Audubon Camp Scholarship 2018

Zepko Audubon Camp Scholarship 2018 The Connecticut Ornithological Association (COA) is pleased to announce that through the great generosity of one of our founding members, George W. Zepko ,  we now are offering one Zepko Audubon Camp  Scholarship in 2018 to nurture interest in bird study and conservation among young birders.  When George was a teenager, he received a scholarship to the Audubon...

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118th Annual National Audubon Society Christmas Bird Count

118th ANNUAL NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY CHRISTMAS BIRD COUNT CONNECTICUT CHRISTMAS BIRD COUNT 2017-2018 SCHEDULE * = CONFIRMED BY COMPILER SATURDAY, DECEMBER 16, 2017: *New Haven, CT (CTNH)  Compiler:  Chris Loscalzo, 67 Wepawaug Road, Woodbridge, CT 06525 closcalz@optonline.net 203-389-6508 (New Haven Bird Club)   *Storrs, CT (CTST)  Compiler:  Steve Morytko, 288 Varga Road, Ashford, CT...

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