Connecticut's Birding Organization

The Connecticut Ornithological Association (COA) is the only statewide organization dedicated specifically
to Connecticut's birds, birders, and birding.

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Photos of Rare Connecticut Birds

The galleries below contain images of birds photographed in Connecticut that are (or sometimes were) considered to be rare in our state. Birds photographed in the current year are displayed in chronological order with past year's photos accessible by clicking on the Albums button found at the lower right. Holding the mouse pointer over the image area pauses the slideshow; to resume move it outside that area. If you have an image of a recent rarity and would like to submit it for consideration please follow the instructions in our photo submission guidelines.