18 July 2015

• Ospreys Seen Much More Frequently By Fishermen


“In 1972, there were only seven active osprey nests in Connecticut. The birds were listed as endangered or threatened in many states -- due to the widespread use of the toxin DDT, which was banned that same year.

”Now, thanks to that, and things like catch limits on menhaden, which are a favorite food of the bird -- the Connecticut Audubon Society knows of nearly 500 osprey nests in the state.….”

Please visit this link to read the full article: WNPR

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