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Ellen Falbowski

Haddam, CT


I took this photo in Haddam Meadows State Park in October 2012. That summer the regulars at this spot on the Connecticut River included Herons (Blue and Green), Osprey, Eagles, Red-tail Hawks, and Turkey Vultures. It was fun to see so many large birds.

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Life On The Edge

A Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias) on the sand bar at low tide in the Connecticut River. Behind it is a trail of feathers. The feathers are what remained after a juvenile Bald Eagle had killed and plucked its breakfast - most likely a Ring-billed Gull.

One reply on “Life on the edge”

Cathy Hartley says:

Love this picture!

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