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Guide to Connecticut Winter Carnivals

By Dani Frank Labor Day Weekend begins summer with a splash, and fall hosts enough harvest festivals to keep a person full of apples and pumpkins into December. Give winter the same special treatment, and […]

01/14/2012

A snowy owl spotted at Stratford Point in December, 2011.  Photo used with permission of the Connecticut Audubon Society.

Snowy Owls Unusually Far South Across US

It’s typical for snowy owls to arrive in the U.S. every three or four winters, but this year’s irruption is widespread, with birders from the Pacific Northwest to New England reporting frequent sightings of the yellow-eyed birds.

01/06/2012

Sightseers walk along a pier in the Stan

Fall Trip: Spend an Autumn Day on Block Island

By Dani Frank Block Island 40 Center Road Block Island, RI 02807 (800) 383 BIRI http://www.blockislandinfo.com/ Included as a member of the recognized “tri-state area” and the neighbor of such hotspots as New York City […]

11/12/2011

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Guide To CT Bird Watching

By Leon A. Sylvester Connecticut’s landscape offers a diverse array of features and terrain providing ideal habitats for a wide variety of birds. While some species are migratory and only spend a limited amount of […]

10/08/2011