More stories by Patrick Comins

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Foxes!

We have had the good fortune to be able to observe a family of red foxes (Vulpes vulpes) at Stratford Point over the last year.   Red foxes …

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Wonderful Waterfowl!

A sighting of a rare Pink-footed Goose in Avon has caused a stir in the birding community.  This is only one of a handful of Pink-footed Gee…

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Western Invasion!

The Winter Bird Forecast has returned, brought to you by Audubon Connecticut and the Roger Tory Peterson Institute of Natural History (RTPI)…

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New Haven Migration Festival Time!

The New Haven Migration Festival is coming up and this year it will be bigger and better than ever!  The festival is always a highlight of t…

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Share the Shore this Summer

July is a critical time for threatened coastal birds. Many Piping Plovers and American Oystercatchers have young chicks running about, terns…

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Big Weekend Wrap-up

Audubon Connecticut’s Big Weekend Bird-A-Thon was a great success, highlighting the great diversity of birds that call Connecticut home and …

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Spring Migration Time!

Spring is finally here and new birds are arriving each day.  One species that has already returned from their wintering grounds is the Ospre…

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Vote for the Conte!

USA Today is currently running a poll to determine the top 10 National Wildlife Refuges in the country. We have a chance to highlight the Co…

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Change in seasons brings plenty of birds

It is hard to believe that for some birds spring is already here. Waterfowl and diving birds like loons and grebes are already heading north…