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Cooper's Hawk. Photo: Adam Stunkel/Audubon Photography Awards

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Audubon Christmas Bird Count
Community Science

123rd Christmas Bird Count

Join the fun and participate in a count near you!

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2022 U.S. State of the Birds Report Reveals Widespread Losses of Birds in All Habitats—Except for One
News

2022 U.S. State of the Birds Report Reveals Widespread Losses of Birds in All Habitats—Except for One

In 50 years, birds have increased overall in wetlands, a singular exception that shows the way forward for saving birds and benefiting people.

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New Tower Will Track Migratory Birds Flying Over the State’s Northwest Corner
Sharon Audubon Center

New Tower Will Track Migratory Birds Flying Over the State’s Northwest Corner

The Sharon Audubon Center’s Motus wildlife tracking tower receives pings from tracking devices on birds, helping scientists better understand their movements.

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Visit a Center Near You

Bent of the River Audubon Center
Centers

Bent of the River Audubon Center

Conserving open space and working lands through programming at our 700-acre nature sanctuary and education center in Southbury.

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Greenwich Audubon Center
Centers

Greenwich Audubon Center

Building a brighter future through engagement and education at our nature education center and seven sanctuaries in southwest Connecticut.

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Sharon Audubon Center
Centers

Sharon Audubon Center

Rehabilitating injured wildlife and protecting more than 2,100 acres of woodland habitat that they call home through stewardship and education in the Northwest Corner.

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Key Conservation Work

News & Information

Junior Forest Technicians Assist with Purple Martin Chick Banding
News

Junior Forest Technicians Assist with Purple Martin Chick Banding

63 nestlings were extracted from a local colony, weighed, and aged, in an effort to understand how Purple Martins move and colonize throughout the state.

Feeding Resumes! Songbird Disease Updates
News

Feeding Resumes! Songbird Disease Updates

In Connecticut, feeding may resume - but please clean and disinfect feeders and bird baths and continue to report dead birds.

Wildlife Guards Advocate for Birds, on Beaches and in the General Assembly
Coasts

Wildlife Guards Advocate for Birds, on Beaches and in the General Assembly

A productive month for Audubon Connecticut's high school-age shorebird stewards, both on and off the beach.

Flying Drones Pose Danger to Threatened Birds
Coasts

Flying Drones Pose Danger to Threatened Birds

Not only do beach-nesting birds experience undue stress at the sight of a drone, they can also become seriously injured.

Michael Burger to Lead Audubon’s Connecticut and New York Office as New Executive Director
News

Michael Burger to Lead Audubon’s Connecticut and New York Office as New Executive Director

Former Senior Director of Conservation and expert on forest birds and their habitat needs takes the helm.

Scientists Still Searching for the Pathogen Behind the East's Songbird Epidemic
Bird-Friendly Communities

Scientists Still Searching for the Pathogen Behind the East's Songbird Epidemic

In a new report, experts ruled out a range of causes, but they still recommend taking down feeders until the source of the disease is identified.

Audubon Report Shows That Important Bird Habitats are Key Natural Solutions to Climate Change
Climate

Audubon Report Shows That Important Bird Habitats are Key Natural Solutions to Climate Change

Important ecosystems for birds can also store tens of millions of tons of carbon naturally if maintained and restored.

Why West Haven Won Audubon's "Share the Shore Award"
Coasts

Why West Haven Won Audubon's "Share the Shore Award"

How one Connecticut city spent two decades ensuring birds and people could both get their time in the sun.

[Press Release] West Haven Wins Audubon’s First-Ever Share the Shore Award
News

[Press Release] West Haven Wins Audubon’s First-Ever Share the Shore Award

The City's dedication to beach stewardship has made a haven for birds and local people.

Audubon Celebrates "Share The Shore" Award Winners
Coasts

Audubon Celebrates "Share The Shore" Award Winners

Vulnerable beach-nesting birds don’t just need our help, they need an award-worthy commitment.

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