Ivy House Bird House, available at The Audubon Shop, the best shop for bird watchers, Madison CT

How to Make Your Yard a Haven for Birds

Imagine walking out into your yard on a late spring morning, seeing and hearing birds, butterflies and and bees, or watching Bluebirds bringing nesting materials in to start a new…

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Aspects Quick Clean Big Tube, available at The Audubon Shop, the best shop for birdwatchers, Madison CT

How to Identify a Bird

Over the last year as people have been spending more time at home, a new bird feeder or nesting box certainly brightened up the yard. And, so begins a new…

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Eastern Bluebird, from The Audubon Shop, the best shop for birders, Madison CT

Press 1 if Woodpeckers are Pecking on your House….

Jerry and the Audubon Shop Crew often joke that during the bird-centric season of spring we should have 2 options on our answering system: “Press 1 if a woodpecker is…

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Aspects Little Fancy Hummingbird Feeder, available at The Audubon Shop, the best shop for bird watchers, Madison CT

The Best Hummingbird Feeders

Wherever you live in the US you’ll have opportunities to see and attract hummingbirds, one of our favorite spring migrants here in CT. A bird that weighs well under 1…

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Pileated Woodpecker female, on a bird walk with The Audubon Shop, the best shop for birders, Madison, CT

Tips: Helping Injured Wildlife or Finding a Young Bird

Spring is the time of renewal in the natural world in much of North America. The month of March finds many bird migrants winging their way back into the north…

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Vortex Binocular Tripod Adapter, available at The Audubon Shop, the best shop for bird watchers, Madison CT

2021 Hours and Closures

We are open 7 days a week except for major US holidays listed below   Normal Weekly Hours Monday – Saturday 10am-5pm Sunday 12-4pm During the month of December we…

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Spring 2021 Bird Walks

It’s Spring! Eastern Phoebes are back in CT singing their telltale song, Killdeer can be seen especially down along the shore, Osprey are coming in, Bald Eagles are nesting, Great…

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A World on The Wing: The Global Odyssey of Migratory Birds, available at The Audubon Shop, the best shop for bird watchers, Madison CT

A World on the Wing – An Exciting New Book on Migration

A World on the Wing: The Global Odyssey of Migratory Birds is an exhilarating exploration of the science and wonder of global bird migration. Drawing on his own extensive fieldwork,…

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Inspiration for the kids in your life!

Nothing excites us more than introducing kids to nature, and giving names to all of the things they see right outside in their own yards. We all were inspired to…

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Wrap Around Squirrel Baffle, available at The Audubon Shop, the best shop for nature lovers, Madison CT

How to Keep Squirrels OFF of Feeders – Forever!

Squirrels…if they only knew that a whole industry has arisen devoted to keeping them off of bird feeders. A little cooperation would be appreciated, guys… Over the past 33 years…

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