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Visitors 13959
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Featured Galleries & Collections

Ivory Gull, Plymouth, MA

Visitors 294
35 photos
Created 5-Mar-09
Modified 5-Mar-09
Ivory Gull, Plymouth, MA

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

Visitors 230
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 466
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 183
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 260
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 254
20 photos
Created 26-Jun-08
Modified 26-Jun-08
Mississippi Kites, Newmarket, New Hampshire

Mississippi Kites, Hartford Co., CT

Visitors 151
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 117
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 163
6 photos
Created 28-Jun-09
Modified 28-Jun-09
American Swallow-tailed Kite, Haddam CT

Broad-billed Hummingbird, Dennis, MA

Visitors 367
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 82
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 168
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 128
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 203
24 photos
Created 24-Nov-08
Modified 24-Nov-08
Calliope Hummingbird, Simsbury, CT

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

Visitors 118
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 173
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 328
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 264
11 photos
Created 13-Jan-10
Modified 13-Jan-10
Fox Sparrows in New England

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

Visitors 98
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 128
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 57
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 193
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 179
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 87
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 238
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 117
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 57
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 107
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 37
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 51
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 48
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 58
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 31
14 photos
Created 12-Jun-11
Modified 12-Jun-11
Eurasian Collared Dove. 9 June 2011, Stratford, Fairfield Co.

Common Ground Dove

Visitors 103
9 photos
Created 15-Apr-08
Modified 15-Apr-08
Common Ground Dove

Bullock's Oriole in Canaan

Visitors 158
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 45
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 398
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 241
13 photos
Created 30-Dec-08
Modified 30-Dec-08
Bohemian Waxwing

Western Flycatcher (likely Pacific Slope Flycatcher)

Visitors 144
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 342
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 80
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 178
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 148
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 169
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 213
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 161
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 75
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 696
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 217
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 182
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 138
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 30
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 45
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 262
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 46
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 228
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 46
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 139
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 66
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 209
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 43
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 56
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 49
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 25
1 videos
Created 12-Mar-12
Modified 12-Mar-12

Bobcat, 11 March 2012, Ashford, Windham Co.

Visitors 122
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 225
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 115
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 293
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 183
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 48
7 photos
Created 11-Aug-14
Modified 11-Aug-14
Super Moon, 10 August 2014, Mansfield, Tolland Co.


Recently Added

Fish Crow, 10 February 2018, Stonington, New London Co.

Visitors 3
8 photos
Created 11-Feb-18
Modified 11-Feb-18
Fish Crow, 10 February 2018, Stonington, New London Co.

Assorted bird drawings and paintings

Visitors 3
33 photos
Created 8-Feb-18
Modified 8-Feb-18
Assorted bird drawings and paintings

Four-Spotted Skimmer, Topsfield, Washington Co., Me

Visitors 2
2 photos
Created 30-Jan-18
Modified 30-Jan-18
Four-Spotted Skimmer, Topsfield, Washington Co., Me

Cooper's hawk, 27 January 2018, Mansfield, Tolland Co.

Visitors 3
14 photos
Created 28-Jan-18
Modified 28-Jan-18
Cooper's hawk, 27 January 2018, Mansfield, Tolland Co.

Short-eared Owl, 10 January 2018, Stratford, Fairfield Co.

Visitors 5
13 photos
Created 11-Jan-18
Modified 11-Jan-18
Short-eared Owl, 10 January 2018, Stratford, Fairfield Co.

Ross's-type Goose (record shots), 3 January 2018, Farmington, Hartford Co.

Visitors 9
16 photos
Created 4-Jan-18
Modified 4-Jan-18
Ross's-type Goose (record shots), 3 January 2018, Farmington, Hartford Co.

Snowy Owl, 30 December 2017, Stratford, Fairfield Co.

Visitors 6
10 photos
Created 1-Jan-18
Modified 1-Jan-18
Snowy Owl, 30 December 2017, Stratford, Fairfield Co.

Mallards in a snowstorm, 30 December 2017, Stratford, Fairfield Co.

Visitors 2
6 photos
Created 1-Jan-18
Modified 1-Jan-18
Mallards in a snowstorm, 30 December 2017, Stratford, Fairfield Co.


All Photographs

Ducks, Geese, and Swans

Galleries 103
Modified 4-Jan-18
1349 photos

Game Birds

Galleries 8
Modified 9-Dec-17
144 photos

Loons and Grebes

Galleries 14
Modified 12-Feb-17
181 photos

Pelagics

Galleries 4
Modified 22-Jun-16
26 photos

Boobies and Gannets

Galleries 2
Modified 22-Jun-16
21 photos

Pelicans, Cormorants, and Darters

Galleries 12
Modified 26-Mar-17
129 photos

Herons and Egrets

Galleries 59
Modified 15-Apr-17
912 photos

Birds of Prey

Galleries 67
Modified 28-Jan-18
653 photos

Rallidae

Galleries 15
Modified 22-Jun-16
155 photos

Cranes

Galleries 2
Modified 18-Aug-16
28 photos

Shorebirds

Galleries 97
Modified 8-Sep-16
1388 photos

Gulls and Terns

Galleries 74
Modified 12-Aug-17
1180 photos

Alcids

Galleries 1
Modified 22-Jun-16
8 photos

Pigeons and Doves

Galleries 15
Modified 19-Sep-16
157 photos

Parrots

Galleries 2
Modified 8-Jan-13
49 photos

Cuckoos, etc

Galleries 1
Modified 23-May-13
1 photos

Owls

Galleries 9
Modified 11-Jan-18
107 photos

Goatsuckers

Galleries 1
Modified 30-Aug-15
12 photos

Hummingbirds

Galleries 51
Modified 15-Jul-17
841 photos

Kingfishers

Galleries 2
Modified 29-Dec-12
8 photos

Woodpeckers

Galleries 38
Modified 3-Dec-17
419 photos

Flycatchers

Galleries 32
Modified 21-May-17
419 photos

Shrikes and Starlings

Galleries 10
Modified 20-Jan-14
95 photos

Corvids

Galleries 21
Modified 11-Feb-18
199 photos

Swallows and Martins

Galleries 22
Modified 21-May-16
380 photos

Chickadees, Titmice, Nuthatches

Galleries 33
Modified 29-Jul-16
408 photos

Wrens

Galleries 18
Modified 3-Dec-17
278 photos

Kinglets, Creepers, Gnatcatchers

Galleries 4
Modified 19-Oct-15
26 photos

Thrushes and Mimids

Galleries 55
Modified 9-Dec-17
771 photos

Pipits

Galleries 2
Modified 22-Jun-16
35 photos

Waxwings

Galleries 8
Modified 26-Sep-15
99 photos

Warblers, Vireos

Galleries 114
Modified 8-Oct-17
1071 photos

Tanagers

Galleries 6
Modified 21-May-17
44 photos

Sparrows

Galleries 120
Modified 3-Dec-17
2026 photos

Buntings and Larks

Galleries 15
Modified 22-Jun-16
233 photos

Grosbeaks and Cardinals and allies

Galleries 27
Modified 3-Dec-17
363 photos

Icterids

Galleries 47
Modified 15-Apr-17
657 photos

Finches, Winter Finches, Weaver Finches, Allies

Galleries 67
Modified 16-Nov-17
828 photos

Invertebrates

Galleries 93
Modified 30-Jan-18
1608 photos

Mammals

Galleries 23
Modified 4-Sep-17
178 photos

Reptiles and Amphibians

Galleries 7
Modified 29-Oct-17
151 photos

Specialty Galleries

Galleries 22
Modified 8-Feb-18
797 photos

Videos

Galleries 18
Modified 13-Aug-14
28 videos

FLORA

Galleries 18
Modified 17-Jun-17
88 photos