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Visitors 11151
15345 photos, 28 videos


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Featured Galleries & Collections

Ivory Gull, Plymouth, MA

Visitors 272
35 photos
Created 5-Mar-09
Modified 5-Mar-09
Ivory Gull, Plymouth, MA

Little Gull, 1 April 2012 Southport Beach, Fairfield Co.

Visitors 208
15 photos
Created 2-Apr-12
Modified 2-Apr-12
Little Gull, 1 April 2012 Southport Beach, Fairfield Co.

Slaty-backed Gull, Windsor, CT

Visitors 442
32 photos
Created 7-Jan-09
Modified 7-Jan-09
Slaty-backed Gull, Windsor, CT

Gray-hooded Gull, 3 August 2011, Coney Island, New York. Second NA Record.

Visitors 170
25 photos
Created 11-Aug-11
Modified 11-Aug-11
Gray-hooded Gull, 3 August 2011, Coney Island, New York.  Second NA Record.

Mew Gull (Common Gull), West Haven, New Haven Co., CT 20 March 2009.

Visitors 248
11 photos
Created 25-Mar-09
Modified 25-Mar-09
Mew Gull (Common Gull), West Haven, New Haven Co., CT 20 March 2009.

Mississippi Kites, Newmarket, New Hampshire

Visitors 242
20 photos
Created 26-Jun-08
Modified 26-Jun-08
Mississippi Kites, Newmarket, New Hampshire

Mississippi Kites, Hartford Co., CT

Visitors 144
24 photos
Created 11-Aug-08
Modified 11-Aug-08
Mississippi Kites, Hartford Co., CT

White-tailed Kite, 1 August 2010, Stratford, Fairfield Co.

Visitors 104
20 photos
Created 2-Aug-10
Modified 2-Aug-10
White-tailed Kite, 1 August 2010, Stratford, Fairfield Co.

American Swallow-tailed Kite, Haddam CT

Visitors 147
6 photos
Created 28-Jun-09
Modified 28-Jun-09
American Swallow-tailed Kite, Haddam CT

Broad-billed Hummingbird, Dennis, MA

Visitors 355
20 photos
Created 14-Sep-08
Modified 14-Sep-08
Broad-billed Hummingbird, Dennis, MA

Allen's Hummingbird, 10 November 2012, Great Barrington, MA

Visitors 61
13 photos
Created 11-Nov-12
Modified 11-Nov-12
Allen's Hummingbird, 10 November 2012, Great Barrington, MA

Rufous Hummingbird, 18 October 2012, Chaplin, Windham Co.

Visitors 137
21 photos
Created 19-Oct-12
Modified 19-Oct-12
Rufous Hummingbird, 18 October 2012, Chaplin, Windham Co.

Ruby-throated Hummingbird, including leucistic individual, 6 Sept 2010, Madison, New Haven Co. CT

Visitors 107
8 photos
Created 7-Sep-10
Modified 7-Sep-10
Ruby-throated Hummingbird, including leucistic individual, 6 Sept 2010, Madison, New Haven Co. CT

Calliope Hummingbird, Simsbury, CT

Visitors 187
24 photos
Created 24-Nov-08
Modified 24-Nov-08
Calliope Hummingbird, Simsbury, CT

Black-chinned Hummingbird, 2 November 2013, Fairfield, Fairfield Co.

Visitors 95
14 photos
Created 3-Nov-13
Modified 3-Nov-13
Black-chinned Hummingbird, 2 November 2013, Fairfield, Fairfield Co.

Rufous Hummingbird, 30 July 2014, Kent, Litchfield Co.

Visitors 164
10 photos
Created 30-Jul-14
Modified 30-Jul-14
Rufous Hummingbird, 30 July 2014, Kent, Litchfield Co.

Sooty Fox Sparrow, 10 January 2010, Barrington, New Hampshire

Visitors 309
31 photos
Created 11-Jan-10
Modified 11-Jan-10
Sooty Fox Sparrow, 10 January 2010, Barrington, New Hampshire

Fox Sparrows in New England

Visitors 197
11 photos
Created 13-Jan-10
Modified 13-Jan-10
Fox Sparrows in New England

Green-tailed Towhee, 11 Jan 2011, Middletown, RI

Visitors 84
14 photos
Created 21-Jan-11
Modified 21-Jan-11
Green-tailed Towhee, 11 Jan 2011, Middletown, RI

Grasshopper Sparrow, 19/22 June 2012, Bristol, Hartford Co.

Visitors 103
65 photos
Created 29-Jun-12
Modified 29-Jun-12
Grasshopper Sparrow, 19/22 June 2012, Bristol, Hartford Co.

Harris's Sparrow, 28 February 2012, Lebanon, New London Co.

Visitors 42
27 photos
Created 29-Feb-12
Modified 29-Feb-12
Harris's Sparrow, 28 February 2012, Lebanon, New London Co.

Tundra Swan, 4 March 2012, Columbia, Tolland Co.

Visitors 184
17 photos
Created 5-Mar-12
Modified 5-Mar-12
Tundra Swan, 4 March 2012, Columbia, Tolland Co.

Trumpeter Swan, 18 February 2012, West Haven, New Haven Co.

Visitors 171
14 photos
Created 19-Feb-12
Modified 19-Feb-12
Trumpeter Swan, 18 February 2012, West Haven, New Haven Co.

Barnacle Goose (banded individual from Islay, Scotland) 4 January 2011, Westport, Fairfield Co.,CT

Visitors 69
19 photos
Created 6-Jan-11
Modified 6-Jan-11
Barnacle Goose (banded individual from Islay, Scotland) 4 January 2011, Westport, Fairfield Co.,CT

Greylag Goose, Wallingford CT 25 February 2009

Visitors 222
13 photos
Created 8-Mar-09
Modified 8-Mar-09
Greylag Goose, Wallingford CT 25 February 2009

Pink-footed Goose, 20 February 2012, Windsor, Hartford Co.

Visitors 108
14 photos
Created 21-Feb-12
Modified 21-Feb-12
Pink-footed Goose, 20 February 2012, Windsor, Hartford Co.

Green-winged (Common) Teal, 2 April 2013, Portland, Middlesex Co.

Visitors 41
13 photos
Created 3-Apr-13
Modified 3-Apr-13
Green-winged (Common) Teal, 2 April 2013, Portland, Middlesex Co.

Spruce Grouse, 18 August 2012, Topsfield, Maine

Visitors 90
34 photos
Created 3-Sep-12
Modified 3-Sep-12
Spruce Grouse, 18 August 2012, Topsfield, Maine

Spruce Grouse, 19 July, 2014, Topsfield, Washington Co., ME

Visitors 18
13 photos
Created 22-Jul-14
Modified 22-Jul-14
Spruce Grouse, 19 July, 2014, Topsfield, Washington Co., ME

Spruce Grouse, 13 September 2014, Topsfield, Washington Co., ME

Visitors 19
12 photos
Created 16-Sep-14
Modified 16-Sep-14
Spruce Grouse, 13 September 2014, Topsfield, Washington Co., ME

Anhinga, 11 June 2011, Hamden, New Haven Co., CT, First documented state record

Visitors 43
5 photos
Created 12-Jun-11
Modified 12-Jun-11
Anhinga, 11 June 2011, Hamden, New Haven Co., CT, First documented state record

Yellow-shafted X Red-shafted Flicker, 28 January 2011, Tolland, Tolland Co., CT

Visitors 53
8 photos
Created 29-Jan-11
Modified 29-Jan-11
Yellow-shafted X Red-shafted Flicker, 28 January 2011, Tolland, Tolland Co., CT

Eurasian Collared Dove. 9 June 2011, Stratford, Fairfield Co.

Visitors 30
14 photos
Created 12-Jun-11
Modified 12-Jun-11
Eurasian Collared Dove. 9 June 2011, Stratford, Fairfield Co.

Common Ground Dove

Visitors 96
9 photos
Created 15-Apr-08
Modified 15-Apr-08
Common Ground Dove

Bullock's Oriole in Canaan

Visitors 150
13 photos
Created 13-Apr-08
Modified 13-Apr-08
Bullock's Oriole in Canaan

Bullock's Oriole, 1 February 2013, Ellington, Tolland Co.

Visitors 35
7 photos
Created 2-Feb-13
Modified 2-Feb-13
Bullock's Oriole, 1 February 2013, Ellington, Tolland Co.

Baltimore X Bullock's Oriole, other orioles, 29 November 2009, Madison, New Haven Co., CT

Visitors 371
19 photos
Created 2-Dec-09
Modified 2-Dec-09
Baltimore X Bullock's Oriole, other orioles, 29 November 2009, Madison, New Haven Co., CT

Bohemian Waxwing

Visitors 231
13 photos
Created 30-Dec-08
Modified 30-Dec-08
Bohemian Waxwing

Western Flycatcher (likely Pacific Slope Flycatcher)

Visitors 132
15 photos
Created 15-Apr-08
Modified 15-Apr-08
Western Flycatcher (likely Pacific Slope Flycatcher)

Fork-tailed Flycatcher, 1 December 2013, Hadlyme Ferry Landing, New London Co.

Visitors 320
24 photos
Created 15-Dec-13
Modified 15-Dec-13
Fork-tailed Flycatcher, 1 December 2013, Hadlyme Ferry Landing, New London Co.

Fork-tailed Flycatcher, 18 November 2010, Stamford, Fairfield Co., CT

Visitors 75
10 photos
Created 21-Nov-10
Modified 21-Nov-10
Fork-tailed Flycatcher, 18 November 2010, Stamford, Fairfield Co., CT

Black Brant, Stratford, Fairfield Co., CT, a first state record for this subspecies

Visitors 171
4 photos
Created 12-Apr-09
Modified 12-Apr-09
Black Brant, Stratford, Fairfield Co., CT, a first state record for this subspecies

Hoary Redpoll, Coventry, CT 2008

Visitors 132
4 photos
Created 31-Jul-09
Modified 31-Jul-09
Hoary Redpoll, Coventry, CT 2008

White-faced Ibis, 3 August 2009, Milford, New Haven Co., CT

Visitors 158
9 photos
Created 4-Aug-09
Modified 4-Aug-09
White-faced Ibis, 3 August 2009, Milford, New Haven Co., CT

White-faced Ibis, basic adult, 21 October 2011, Portland, Middlesex Co.

Visitors 206
27 photos
Created 24-Oct-11
Modified 24-Oct-11
White-faced Ibis, basic adult, 21 October 2011, Portland, Middlesex Co.

White Ibis, 28 December 2012, Stratford, Fairfield Co.

Visitors 151
19 photos
Created 29-Dec-12
Modified 29-Dec-12
White Ibis, 28 December 2012, Stratford, Fairfield Co.

Tricolored Heron X Little Blue Heron Plumage Change and Progression, Sept 2011 till July 2014

Visitors 58
153 photos
Created 8-Jul-14
Modified 8-Jul-14
Tricolored Heron X Little Blue Heron Plumage Change and Progression, Sept 2011 till July 2014

Northern Lapwing, 28 November 2010, Storrs, Tolland Co., CT. First State Record

Visitors 683
9 photos
Created 12-Dec-10
Modified 12-Dec-10
Northern Lapwing, 28 November 2010, Storrs, Tolland Co., CT. First State Record

Wood Sandpiper, 23 October 2012, Jamestown, Newport Co., RI

Visitors 210
30 photos
Created 28-Oct-12
Modified 28-Oct-12
Wood Sandpiper, 23 October 2012, Jamestown, Newport Co., RI

Hudsonian Godwit, 17 October 2009, Madison, New Haven Co., CT

Visitors 176
34 photos
Created 25-Oct-09
Modified 25-Oct-09
Hudsonian Godwit, 17 October 2009, Madison, New Haven Co., CT

American Avocet, 1 November 2010, East Hartford, Hartford Co., CT

Visitors 131
50 photos
Created 5-Nov-10
Modified 5-Nov-10
American Avocet, 1 November 2010, East Hartford, Hartford Co., CT

Wilson's Phalarope ( record shots), 14 Serptember 2013, Madison, New Haven Co.

Visitors 24
6 photos
Created 17-Sep-13
Modified 17-Sep-13
Wilson's Phalarope ( record shots), 14 Serptember 2013, Madison, New Haven Co.

Long-billed Dowitcher, 27 December 2013, Stratford, Fairfield Co.

Visitors 36
9 photos
Created 27-Dec-13
Modified 27-Dec-13
Long-billed Dowitcher, 27 December 2013, Stratford, Fairfield Co.

Eared Grebe, 6 November 2010, Tolland, Tolland Co

Visitors 164
26 photos
Created 15-Nov-10
Modified 15-Nov-10
Eared Grebe, 6 November 2010, Tolland, Tolland Co

Red-necked Grebe, 15 March 2014, Westport, Fairfield Co.

Visitors 30
16 photos
Created 16-Mar-14
Modified 16-Mar-14
Red-necked Grebe, 15 March 2014, Westport, Fairfield Co.

Pacific Loon, 11 November 2009 Middlebury, New Haven Co., CT

Visitors 217
6 photos
Created 12-Nov-09
Modified 12-Nov-09
Pacific Loon, 11 November 2009 Middlebury, New Haven Co., CT

Common Loon, 20 July 2014, Lincoln, Penobscot Co., ME

Visitors 24
14 photos
Created 22-Jul-14
Modified 22-Jul-14
Common Loon, 20 July 2014, Lincoln, Penobscot Co., ME

Cape May Warbler, 7 February 2012, Odiorne Point, New Hampshire

Visitors 116
22 photos
Created 8-Feb-12
Modified 8-Feb-12
Cape May Warbler, 7 February 2012, Odiorne Point, New Hampshire

Townsend's Warbler, 7 February 2012, Ipswich, Essex Co. MA

Visitors 60
5 photos
Created 8-Feb-12
Modified 8-Feb-12
Townsend's Warbler, 7 February 2012, Ipswich, Essex Co. MA

Northern Wheatear, 7 September 2009, Stratford, Fairfield Co., CT

Visitors 202
24 photos
Created 9-Sep-09
Modified 9-Sep-09
Northern Wheatear, 7 September 2009, Stratford, Fairfield Co., CT

Western Tanager, 6 March 2012, Mystic, New London Co.

Visitors 36
10 photos
Created 10-Mar-12
Modified 10-Mar-12
Western Tanager, 6 March 2012, Mystic, New London Co.

Yellow-headed Blackbird, 16 January 2012, Sterling, Windham Co.

Visitors 45
4 photos
Created 17-Jan-12
Modified 17-Jan-12
Yellow-headed Blackbird, 16 January 2012, Sterling, Windham Co.

Meadow Vole, 29 March 2012, Lebanon, New London Co.

Visitors 38
29 photos
Created 30-Mar-12
Modified 30-Mar-12
Meadow Vole, 29 March 2012, Lebanon, New London Co.

Bobcat, 11 March 2012, Ashford, Windham Co.

Visitors 21
1 videos
Created 12-Mar-12
Modified 12-Mar-12

Bobcat, 11 March 2012, Ashford, Windham Co.

Visitors 103
4 photos
Created 12-Mar-12
Modified 12-Mar-12
Bobcat, 11 March 2012, Ashford, Windham Co.

Bobcat, 15 January 2012, Lebanon, New London Co.

Visitors 204
2 photos
Created 16-Jan-12
Modified 16-Jan-12
Bobcat, 15 January 2012, Lebanon, New London Co.

Bobcat (imm), 13 August 2013, Mansfield, Tolland Co.

Visitors 82
5 photos
Created 14-Aug-13
Modified 14-Aug-13
Bobcat (imm), 13 August 2013, Mansfield, Tolland Co.

Sandhill Crane, 7 December 2013, Manchester and South Windsor, Hartford Co.

Visitors 211
19 photos
Created 7-Dec-13
Modified 7-Dec-13
Sandhill Crane, 7 December 2013, Manchester and South Windsor, Hartford Co.

Snowy Owl, 25 December 2013, Stratford, Fairfield Co.

Visitors 152
11 photos
Created 26-Dec-13
Modified 26-Dec-13
Snowy Owl, 25 December 2013, Stratford, Fairfield Co.

Super Moon, 10 August 2014, Mansfield, Tolland Co.

Visitors 25
7 photos
Created 11-Aug-14
Modified 11-Aug-14
Super Moon, 10 August 2014, Mansfield, Tolland Co.


Recently Added

Northern Harrier, 19 January 2015, Madison, New Haven Co.

Visitors 7
4 photos
Created 19-Jan-15
Modified 19-Jan-15
Northern Harrier, 19 January 2015, Madison, New Haven Co.

Red-shouldered Hawk, 11 January 2015, Haddam, New London Co.

Visitors 7
12 photos
Created 12-Jan-15
Modified 12-Jan-15
Red-shouldered Hawk, 11 January 2015, Haddam, New London Co.

Red-tailed Hawk, 7 January 2015, Southbury, New Haven Co.

Visitors 12
10 photos
Created 8-Jan-15
Modified 8-Jan-15
Red-tailed Hawk, 7 January 2015, Southbury, New Haven Co.

Grasshopper Sparrow, 30 December 2014, Madison, New Haven Co.

Visitors 178
14 photos
Created 31-Dec-14
Modified 31-Dec-14
Grasshopper Sparrow, 30 December 2014, Madison, New Haven Co.

House Finch (yellow), 30 December 2014, Madison, New Haven Co.

Visitors 138
2 photos
Created 31-Dec-14
Modified 31-Dec-14
House Finch (yellow), 30 December 2014, Madison, New Haven Co.

Red-tailed Hawk, Record shots of throat variation, 30 November 2014, Mansfield, Tolland Co.

Visitors 26
6 photos
Created 5-Dec-14
Modified 5-Dec-14
Red-tailed Hawk, Record shots of throat variation, 30 November 2014, Mansfield, Tolland Co.

Gray Seal, 23 November 2014, Provincetown, MA

Visitors 9
6 photos
Created 26-Nov-14
Modified 26-Nov-14
Gray Seal, 23 November 2014, Provincetown, MA

Double-crested Cormorant, November 2014, Cape Cod, MA

Visitors 6
19 photos
Created 26-Nov-14
Modified 26-Nov-14
Double-crested Cormorant, November 2014, Cape Cod, MA


All Photographs

Ducks, Geese, and Swans

Galleries 74
Modified 26-Nov-14
1060 photos

Game Birds

Galleries 7
Modified 16-Sep-14
123 photos

Loons and Grebes

Galleries 12
Modified 26-Nov-14
150 photos

Pelagics

Galleries 4
Modified 3-Jul-14
22 photos

Pelicans, Cormorants, and Darters

Galleries 10
Modified 26-Nov-14
120 photos

Herons and Egrets

Galleries 51
Modified 11-Nov-14
837 photos

Birds of Prey

Galleries 52
Modified 19-Jan-15
541 photos

Rallidae

Galleries 11
Modified 15-Aug-14
116 photos

Cranes

Galleries 1
Modified 7-Dec-13
19 photos

Shorebirds

Galleries 77
Modified 23-Sep-14
1151 photos

Gulls and Terns

Galleries 60
Modified 15-Aug-14
1014 photos

Pigeons and Doves

Galleries 11
Modified 17-Oct-14
138 photos

Parrots

Galleries 2
Modified 8-Jan-13
49 photos

Cuckoos, etc

Galleries 1
Modified 23-May-13
1 photos

Owls

Galleries 6
Modified 18-Jan-14
74 photos

Hummingbirds

Galleries 34
Modified 19-Sep-14
608 photos

Kingfishers

Galleries 2
Modified 29-Dec-12
8 photos

Woodpeckers

Galleries 27
Modified 19-Nov-14
357 photos

Flycatchers

Galleries 24
Modified 19-Sep-14
372 photos

Shrikes and Starlings

Galleries 10
Modified 20-Jan-14
95 photos

Corvids

Galleries 14
Modified 16-Sep-14
168 photos

Swallows and Martins

Galleries 21
Modified 19-Jun-14
376 photos

Chickadees, Titmice, Nuthatches

Galleries 29
Modified 24-Oct-14
381 photos

Wrens

Galleries 14
Modified 4-Oct-14
222 photos

Kinglets, Creepers, Gnatcatchers

Galleries 3
Modified 4-May-14
23 photos

Thrushes and Mimids

Galleries 44
Modified 7-Nov-14
674 photos

Pipits

Galleries 1
Modified 9-Oct-12
25 photos

Waxwings

Galleries 7
Modified 23-Jul-14
95 photos

Warblers, Vireos

Galleries 80
Modified 26-Oct-14
768 photos

Tanagers

Galleries 4
Modified 11-May-14
31 photos

Sparrows

Galleries 87
Modified 31-Dec-14
1732 photos

Buntings and Larks

Galleries 12
Modified 19-Nov-14
175 photos

Grosbeaks and Cardinals and allies

Galleries 20
Modified 19-Sep-14
298 photos

Icterids

Galleries 35
Modified 1-Nov-14
548 photos

Finches, Winter Finches, Weaver Finches, Allies

Galleries 57
Modified 31-Dec-14
734 photos

Invertebrates

Galleries 70
Modified 20-Aug-14
1510 photos

Mammals

Galleries 14
Modified 26-Nov-14
113 photos

Reptiles and Amphibians

Galleries 4
Modified 18-Jul-13
88 photos

Specialty Galleries

Galleries 15
Modified 27-Oct-14
472 photos

Videos

Galleries 18
Modified 13-Aug-14
28 videos

FLORA

Galleries 11
Modified 17-Nov-14
57 photos