Banner Year for Bald Eagles on Lower CT River

Eagle, photo CTAudobon
Eagle, photo CTAudobon

TheDay.com: 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.