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Cloudy with a Chance of Snowys

A spate of early sightings of Snowy Owls in the Northeast has the birding community excited for a possible repeat of last year’s mega irrupt…

November is Prime Time for Rare Birds

September and October may have a greater diversity of migrant birds passing through Connecticut, but November is the month if you want to fi…

Beautiful Invasion

We’re being invaded, but this is a welcome invasion.  One of the best irruptions of Purple Finches in years is underway.  Purple Finches, li…

Code 5!

The American Birding Association has a ranking system to classify the degree of rarity of a birds that may show up in North America (mainlan…

Great Migrations

Migration is in full swing and the next two weekends offer opportunities to get out and experience this phenomenon yourself.  As discussed i…

Migration in Full Swing

It’s September and millions of birds, butterflies and dragonflies and other creatures are on the move.  As the days get shorter it is a sign…

Why Are Fish Dying along the Shoreline?

All along the shoreline, fish are dying…but why? Let’s start off by saying this is a natural biological process.  This is not being caused b…