• connecticut birds Sep 27

    Local Birds Are Taking Flight

    It is a busy time for birds in Connecticut. “Whether it’s if the winds blowing from the south, we might be getting some butterflies that are pioneering northwards,” explains Patrick Comins, the executive director for the Connecticut Audubon Society. “Or when every time there’s a cold front, there’s a new crop of migrating birds that comes through.” With a...

  • osprey Apr 21

    Local Migratory Bird is Making a Big Comeback

    It’s a sure sign of spring…the return of osprey, a now-common migratory bird along the Connecticut shoreline. But that wasn’t always the case. The species population has made a big comeback in recent years. Third grader Clara Wurst knows a thing or two about osprey, and just about every other type of bird. Wurst, from Stafford, was at Milford...

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