Banner Year for Bald Eagles on Lower CT River

Eagle, photo CTAudobon
Eagle, photo CTAudobon Birdwatchers in southeastern Connecticut have enjoyed at least one redeeming benefit from this winter’s relentless frigidity: an abundance of eagles that fly here from Maine, Canada and points north to fish in open water near the mouth of the [Connecticut] river.

“This has been a really healthy year,” said Bill Yule, educator/naturalist with the Connecticut River Museum in Essex, when I called him later.

Read more about the bald eagles gathering on the lower Connecticut River.