Nature Notes

Great Egret

Great Egret

The best time to spot this elegant migrant in Connecticut is in spring and summer as it forages and wades through coastal wetlands
Cedar Waxwing

Cedar Waxwing

A closer look at how to identify and where to find this nomadic year-round resident of Connecticut
15 Great Deer-Resistant Native Plants

15 Great Deer-Resistant Native Plants

Beautify the landscape and fill garden gaps with this less-palatable mix of natives that Bambi tends to avoid
How to Be Bird-friendly at the Beach

How to Be Bird-friendly at the Beach

Make a difference and save a life by following a few simple guidelines
Listen to the Sweet, Soft Warble Common Ravens Sing to Their Partners

Listen to the Sweet, Soft Warble Common Ravens Sing to Their Partners

— Suspected to mate for life, Raven pairs serenade each other with these gentle "comfort sounds" while bonding.
Audubon Guide to Bird Feeding

Audubon Guide to Bird Feeding

— Learn how to attract, feed, and keep our feathered visitors safe
Make Your Own Suet

Make Your Own Suet

— With this easy vegetarian recipe, you can attract insect lovers like woodpeckers and nuthatches.
Put Down That Rake

Put Down That Rake

— A fall checklist of gardening to-do's that will benefit you and your wildlife neighbors
Do’s and Don’ts of Nest Photography

Do’s and Don’ts of Nest Photography

— You should always photograph birds responsibly. But you have to be extra responsible during nesting season.