Bird Walks

Spring Bird Breakfast

Join us for our annual Spring Bird Breakfast in the Asnes Barn featuring live songbird banding and delicious food!

Saturday, May 04, 2024
8:00am - 11:00am Eastern Greenwich, CT, Connecticut

Location Details

Greenwich Audubon Center

613 Riversville Rd, Greenwich, CT, 06831, CT

Spring Bird Breakfast

May 04, 2024 - Greenwich, CT, CT

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Join of for one of our favorite traditional events to celebrate the peak of spring migration. Following our Spring Migration Bird Tours at 7 a.m., complimentary breakfast will be served at the Asnes Barn. Materials on bird migration will be available for all attendees and naturalists will be on hand to point out the many colorful migratory birds that will be singing around us.

This year we are incredibly excited to also have LIVE BIRD BANDING demonstrations by Audubon CT Director of Bird Conservation, Corrie Folsom-O'Keefe. Starting at 8 a.m. and throughout the breakfast period you will have the special opportunity to observe our migrating songbirds up close while being handled by licensed bird banders to learn about the important research bird banding provides us for conservation efforts.

Breakfast will be served at 9 a.m. following our Spring Migration Bird Tours. Bird Tour attendees will have the option to be led on these guided tours at both our main Sanctuary and Fairchild Gardens on North Porchuck Road. To register for the 7 a.m. bird tours select the link below the Breakfast registration page.

Upon arrival for breakfast walk down the main driveway of the Greenwich Audubon Center to the Asnes Barn (Second red barn on your RIGHT). Handicap parking only is available at the Asnes Barn, if you wish to reserve a handicap parking space please contact us and we will be happy to make arrangements.

This event is co-sponsored by the Connecticut Ornithological Association, an all volunteer organization with the mission of promoting interest in Connecticut birds, and collecting, preparing, and disseminating the best available scientific information on the status of Connecticut birds and their habitat. For information CLICK HERE.

  • Program Fee: Admission is FREE but donations are encouraged. Your contributions help support our conservation work, including advocating for the protection of birds and the habitats they depend on for survival.
  • All Ages Welcome
  • Registration is required. Select HERE to Register for Breakfast (Includes Bird Banding).
  • To register for the 7 a.m. Spring Migration Bird Tours before breakfast Visit HERE and Select the May 4th Tour.
  • Please register for the quantity of ALL members in your party.  The rate for children and adults is the same.
  • For questions, please contact Ryan MacLean at Ryan.MacLean@audubon.org or 203-930-1353.

Rose-Breasted Grosbeak. Photo: Sandra Rothenberg

Greenwich Audubon Center is a vibrant nature education center located at the main 285-acre Audubon sanctuary in Greenwich. We are a part of the Audubon Connecticut state office of the National Audubon Society and Atlantic Flyway, and steward a total of seven sanctuaries in the Greenwich area. Our mission is to protect birds and the places they need, today and tomorrow. Visitors are welcome to enjoy our miles of trails, nature programs, education resources, conservation-themed events, and nature store throughout the year.

We support a diverse and inclusive environment, and welcome individuals of all races, physical and mental abilities, sexual orientations, gender identities, ethnicities, and perspectives. We work with families to modify programs for accessibility where possible.

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