Hello Everyone! We regret to inform you that all of our Spring 2020 bird walks at Hammonasset State Park are cancelled due to safety concerns. We’re just as bummed out as you are! We hope to resume our bird walks in the Fall, so stay tuned for updates. We also update our Facebook (@theaudubonshop) and…

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Winter Eagle Watch tickets, available at The Audubon Shop, the best shop for birdwatchers in Madison, CT.

Winter’s cold brings dozens of Bald Eagles down the Connecticut River from Canada in search of ice – free fishing. In recent years, over 50 eagles have wintered on the lower Connecticut River. Their 6 – 8 foot wing span make the Bald Eagle the largest predator in North America. Join us on one of…

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Winter Eagle Watch tickets, available at The Audubon Shop, the best shop for birdwatchers in Madison, CT.

Winter’s cold brings dozens of Bald Eagles down the Connecticut River from Canada in search of ice – free fishing. In recent years, over 50 eagles have wintered on the lower Connecticut River. Their 6 – 8 foot wing span make the Bald Eagle the largest predator in North America. Join us on one of…

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Winter Eagle Watch tickets, available at The Audubon Shop, the best shop for birdwatchers in Madison, CT.

Winter’s cold brings dozens of Bald Eagles down the Connecticut River from Canada in search of ice – free fishing. In recent years, over 50 eagles have wintered on the lower Connecticut River. Their 6 – 8 foot wing span make the Bald Eagle the largest predator in North America. Join us on one of…

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Join Jerry and Co. for a Fall Migration Bird Walk at Hammonasset Beach State Park here in Madison. Migrating hawks, eagles, owls, shorebirds, waterbirds, and songbirds can all be seen at one of Connecticut’s premier birding “hot spots”. Birds migrating south are sometimes pushed by westerly winds towards the shore, so they hug the coastline.…

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birding in connecticut

Hammonasset Beach State Park here in Madison is widely regarded as one of the premier birding spots in CT, and springtime migration is a lot of fun. Approximately 240 of birds occur there annually, as the park boasts diverse habitats such as marsh, open water, woodland, grassland and shoreline. Join Jerry for this special walk…

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