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Contact us at:

The Hartford Audubon Society

P.O. Box 270207
West Hartford, Connecticut

Or e-mail us at: hartfordaudubon@ yahoo.com

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Wildlife Series:

In addition to the nature presentations at Hartford Audubon's monthly meetings, the Club offers the Wildlife Series: four fee-based nature programs, narrated by leading photographers-lecturers, presented during the year. 

See information below on ticket options.

Additional information or brochures are available by contacting Fran D'Amico, the Wildlife Series Chairperson via our email address: hartfordaudubon at yahoo.com. 

Programs are held on the 3rd or 4th Tuesday of October, November, March and April (see dates below)

All programs start at 7:30 pm and are held at the:

McAuley Residence Auditorium 
275 Steele Rd

t Hartford, CT  06117                                        
(see map below for  meeting details)

Season Ticket: Adult = $12.00, Student = $6.00
Single Admission: Adult = $4.00, Student = $2.00

Please send a self-addressed, stamped envelope with your request to:

Fran D'Amico
c/o Hartford Audubon Society
P.O. Box 270207
West Hartford, CT. 06127-0207

Tuesday, October 17, 2017
The Disappearance of an Almost Invisible Bird: The Mysterious Biology and Decline of the Chimney Swift

Speaker: Margaret Rubega
The unique biology of Chimney Swifts makes them particularly difficult to observe when not in flight. This talk will describe the life style of these fascinating birds, and efforts to understand, and halt, their disappearance from our skies.

Tuesday, November 21, 2017
Birds, Birding, and Bird Photographers: The Lines Have Blurred
Speaker: Jim Zipp
See how bird photography has evolved from film‑based to digital, and now to smart-phones. Jim will show many of his exceptional bird photos and share tips and suggestions for taking better images.

Tuesday, March 27, 2018
Strength of Bird Nests

Speaker: Corey O'Hern
Why are physicists interested in birds nests? Come listen to this fascinating talk that focuses on the mechanical and structural properties of bird nests, especially how they relate to engineering designs using novel materials with large strength‑to‑weight ratios.

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Tanzania: A Photographer's Journey
Speaker: Shawn Carey
In a region abundant with wildlife, perhaps no country is as celebrated as Tanzania. Home to the world famous Ngorongoro Crater and Serengeti National Park, Tanzania is a nature/wildlife photographer's paradise.














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