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Betsy of Christine’s Critters cuts the fishing line to free the young Osprey.

Young osprey dies because of discarded fishing line

Almost a dozen people spent their Sunday afternoon trying to save an Osprey that was dangling from its nest, caught on fishing line on the Ash Creek salt marsh.

Ospreys in Fairfield. Photo courtesy of Anastasia Zinkerman

CT Audubon Society seeks Osprey volunteers

Ospreys have returned to Connecticut for the nesting season. If trends continue, well over 400 pairs will successfully raise young birds here and send them on their way in 2018.

Ospreys in Fairfield. Photo courtesy of Anastasia Zinkerman

Connecticut Audubon Society seeks volunteers to monitor osprey nests

The public can help Ospreys and the Connecticut Audubon Society by volunteering their birdwatching skills to monitor an Osprey nest.

Ospreys in Fairfield. Photo courtesy of Anastasia Zinkerman

Report shows Connecticut’s Osprey population thriving

Connecticut’s Osprey population, which numbers at least 250 active nests, is thriving and healthy, and in all likelihood indicates that local rivers, lakes and Long Island Sound are clean enough to support ample fish for Ospreys to feed on.

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