Connecticut Audubon Society launches eagle boat tours - WFSB 3 Connecticut

Connecticut Audubon Society launches eagle boat tours


People can see eagles along the Connecticut River during tours provided by the Connecticut Audubon Society.

The tours leave from the west side of the Connecticut River across from the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam.

The tours are organized by the Connecticut Audubon Society in February and March when eagles come down from northern New England, where the river is frozen and food is hard to find.

"It's not just eagles," said Priscilla Wood of Connecticut Audubon Society. "There are a lot of things that happen in the winter here that don't happen in the summer and vice versa."

Throughout the tour there is a running commentary on the wildlife and the river with both history and humor mixed in.

The tours last about two hours and cost $40 for adults and $15 for children.

For more information about the eagle boat season tours, click the following link.

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