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Birding in Connecticut

Select by CountyClickable mapAlphabetical list of Connecticut Counties
Select from a List ➢ Alphabetical list of Connecticut Hotspots *⇓
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Top Connecticut eBirdersAll Time 2016 2017
My eBird Connecticut linksLife List Year List Month List
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Statewide Bar Charts by Season by Month
Connecticut (all months)
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Spring Summer Fall Winter


Connecticut Counties


Fairfield

Hartford

Litchfield

Middlesex

New Haven

New London

Tolland

Windham

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Top Birding Locations in Connecticut

  1. Milford Point
  2. Hammonasset Beach State Park
  3. Sherwood Island State Park
  4. Lighthouse Point Park
  5. Cove Island Park
  6. Barn Island Wildlife Management Area
  7. Hammonasset--Meig's Point
  8. Stratford Point
  9. Greenwich Point Park
  10. Silver Sands State Park
  11. White Memorial Foundation--Main Area
  12. Glastonbury Meadows (restricted access)
  13. Greenwich Audubon Center
  14. Station 43
  15. Bluff Point State Park
  16. Long Beach
  17. White Memorial Foundation--Little Pond
  18. East Rock Park
  19. Sandy Point
  20. Bantam Lake--Folly Point

Connecticut Organizations and Bird Clubs


Audubon Society Chapters

Audubon Connecticut
Audubon at Home
Audubon at Home (Connecticut)
Audubon Greenwich
Bent of the River Center
Sharon Audubon Center
Litchfield Hills Audubon Society
Mattabeseck Audubon Society
Menunkatuck Audubon Society birding sites
Naugatuck Valley Audubon Society
Potapaug Audubon Society
Hartford Audubon Society
New Haven Bird Club

Local Organizations

Connecticut Audubon Society
The Nature Conservancy
Long Island Sound Watershed Alliance
Branford Land Trust
East Haven Land Trust
Guilford Land Trust
Madison Land Conservation Trust
New Haven Land Trust
Friends of Hammonasset
Connecticut Entomological Society
Connecticut Amphibians
Connecticut Butterfly Association
Southern New England Herpetological Association
Protect the Arctic
Project Limulus
Bat Conservation International
A Place Called Hope
Northeast Organic Farming Association (NOFA)
Connecticut Northeast Organic Farming Associaiton

Arboretums


Nature Preserves


Zoos and Nature Parks