Scenic Litchfield, Connecticut, offers fall colors along with nature, history, art

  • by: HELEN O'NEILL , Associated Press
  • Updated: September 17, 2013 - 1:00 PM

LITCHFIELD, Conn. — The demoiselle crane moved delicately across the field, arched her long, silver-grey neck and offered an elaborate bow. Then the bird, a native of Eurasia, flapped and hopped and danced over the grass in a courtship ritual that was all the more extraordinary because of where it took place — off a rambling country road a mile (1.6 kilometers) from the center of this Northeastern Connecticut town.

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