A federal judge stopped the work set to begin because the society believes a tiny bird that nests along the shore, the piping plover, would be unable to get around the bigger dunes.
The birds have been spotted in Hempstead Lake State Park for the past two months. They’re two adults and a younger bird believed to be their offspring.
The Connecticut Audubon Society has issued its annual report on the state of birds in the Northeast – specifically Connecticut.
On the banks of the Hudson River in Montrose, eagles are flying around George’s Island.