Big January 2017 Connecticut

One of the most exciting beginnings of a birder’s New Year is starting a new list of bird species seen for the upcoming 12 months. Some people step this up a level by participating in the BIG JANUARY competition, a friendly and fun game to see who can spot the most Connecticut species during the month. Instead of partying New Year’s Eve till the ball drops, some anxious birders will head out...

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COA Annual Meeting 2017

Note: COA Annual Meeting registrations are now full and closed! We will honor registrations mailed with March 11th postmark or earlier. No walk-ins will be allowed. The Connecticut Ornithological Association’s 33rd Annual Meeting is being held on Saturday, March 18, 2017 at Middlesex Community College, Middletown. Guest speakers include David Alan Sibley, William Burt, and John Kricher....

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New COA Website

Welcome to the new Connecticut Ornithological Association website! We wanted to create a new site that would be simple, streamlined, and easy to update, allowing us to share more of what COA is up to with all of you on a regular basis while still offering everything we did previously. This blog will be a part of that effort. Additionally… Check out our Birds & Birding page for helpful...

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