Photos of wild Minks by Connecticut’s Windsor Locks Canal State Park Trail
<Photograph by © Wolf Peter Weber of a Mink swimming on the surface of canal water>
Over the years I’ve had about a dozen or so wild mink encounters. Most recently while biking
along the Windsor Locks Canal State Park Trail which runs parallel to the Connecticut river.
It was at the end of a day in May of 2013. Flocks of various sizes from cottonseeds were drifting.
I was able to get off the bike discreetly and followed the mink for about 50 yards, snapping
some 20 images of the agile swimmer. All other images on this page were taken in
the vicinity during April of 2005 from across the canal at a distance of from 20 to 30 yards.
By then I had been able to study some of the ways of the Mink...
<Photograph by © Wolf Peter Weber of a Mink just out of the water>
<2 photographs by © Wolf Peter Weber of a Mink leaving its den for the river>
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