Nature Notes

A Guide to Nesting Birds in Connecticut

A Guide to Nesting Birds in Connecticut

Read (and watch a webinar recording!) about the breeding behavior and nesting habits of some of our most visible species.
Wildflower Folklore

Wildflower Folklore

From strange and often dangerous herbal "cures" to black magic, and wonderful legends of love, it is all that is called Wildflower Folklore. Check out this fascinating online webinar about these botanical wonders, presented by Bent of the River Audubon Center.
Bird Nests

Bird Nests

The feat of building a nest is impressive—from amazing architecture to simple cavities. View this presentation by Bent of the River Audubon Center, which takes a glimpse into how birds build their nests and tend to their families.
Dawn Chorus Live - May 30, 2020

Dawn Chorus Live - May 30, 2020

Livestream birding with Greenwich Audubon Center
Fun Fact Friday: Wood Turtles

Fun Fact Friday: Wood Turtles

Did you know there are 12 turtle species found in Connecticut? In this video, Greenwich Audubon Center discusses the rare turtle species called the Wood Turtle, a species of special concern in our state.
Nature Tidbits: Cavity Nesters

Nature Tidbits: Cavity Nesters

Who knew cavities were so important?! Come along on this episode of Nature Tidbits and learn about some of the common cavity-nesting birds found around your own backyard. Discover nature for kids by kids in this video by Sharon Audubon Center.
Migration Monday: Scarlet Tanager

Migration Monday: Scarlet Tanager

This bird breeds in forest canopies in the northeastern United States woodlands and spends the winter in the rainforests of Central America. View this video by Greenwich Audubon Center to learn more.
An Inside Look: Native Plants and Pollinators

An Inside Look: Native Plants and Pollinators

April 2020 Webinar presented by Audubon Connecticut, featuring Emily May with The Xerces Society as she discusses the importance of pollinators for ecosystems and our daily lives and how to turn our yards and gardens into pollinator refuges.
Dawn Chorus Live - April 11, 2020

Dawn Chorus Live - April 11, 2020

Livestream birding with Greenwich Audubon Center
Migration Monday: Spotted Salamander Eggs

Migration Monday: Spotted Salamander Eggs

Animal migration doesn't only take place by region—animals like the Spotted Salamander migrate on a smaller scale from woodland habitat to ponds and vernal pools in early spring. View this video by Greenwich Audubon Center to learn more.