CTBirds -- For discussing bird and birding in Connecticut

 

About CTBirds
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CTBirds is provided by the Connecticut Ornithological Association for the discussion of birds and birding in Connecticut.

Subscribers to CTBirds can:

    * Share information about bird sightings in Connecticut

    * Review recent bird sighting reports and rare bird alerts from across the state

    * Learn (and ask) about places to look for birds in Connecticut

    * Discuss and debate the occurrence, distribution, identification, and ecology of Connecticut birds

A Few Rules
The intent is for this list to be only “lightly” moderated, but there are a few rules, and they are likely to change over time as the list evolves.

    * New subscribers will not be able to post to the list until a moderator is satisfied that the subscription comes from a person, not a spam robot. We will try to respond to new subscriptions within 24 hours. You will begin receiving messages immediately.

    * This is a text-only list. Special fonts and most formatting will be lost, so it is best to send plain text messages in the first place. File attachments are not permitted.

    * CTBirds encourages the open discussion of Connecticut birds and birding. In general, we ask that participants limit their messages to matters related to birds and birding within our state, although information about bird-related issues in other states that may interest Connecticut birders are welcomed.

    * Some birds should not be posted for the good of the bird. This includes day-roosting owls - Eastern Screech, Great Horned, Barred, Barn, Long-eared and Northern Saw-whet. It also includes nesting birds, particularly directions to nests.

    * All messages should be signed with your name and town.

    * This is a family-oriented list. Proper language is expected, and personal disagreements should be handled off-line, not on the list.

Using CTBirds
To post a message to all the list members, send email to ctbirds@lists.ctbirding.org.

When you want to reply to a list message, note that the default address in the TO: field is not the address of the list. To send the reply to the list send email to ctbirds@lists.ctbirding.org.

You can subscribe to the list, or change your existing subscription, in the sections below.

To see the collection of prior postings to the list, visit the CTBirds Archives.

Subscribing to CTBirds

Subscribe to CTBirds by filling out the following form. You will be sent email requesting confirmation, to prevent others from gratuitously subscribing you. This is a hidden list, which means that the list of members is available only to the list administrator.

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