About Loons

Photo from www.loon.org
Fast Facts:
Diet:

Carnivore
Average life span in the wild:

30 years
Size:

2 to 3 ft (66 to 91 cm)
Weight:

6.5 to 12 lbs (3 to 5 kg)
Group name:

Flock

Did you know?

Loons can dive more than 200 ft (61 m) below the surface of the water in search of food.
infromation from http://animals.nationalgeographic.com/animals/birds/common-loon/

 You Can Learn More About Loons:

pdf Download A PDF About Shoreline Conservation And The Loon Population
pdf Download A PDF With All Sorts Of Questions & Answers Regarding Loons

What's Going On…. 6/24/2017

Loon chick has hatched

Hi everyone: The Harvey's Lake loon chick has hatched! After monitoring the loon nest in the marsh since May 28, I saw a loon with the chick on its back on the lake  yesterday, June 21. From the amount of loon calling that people have heard the last few nights, it seems  that the chick probably hatched earlier this week.

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Eye On The Night Sky 12/14/2017

Daily Forecast: December 14, 2017

Mostly sunny. Valley highs from the upper teens to mid 20s south and in the southern Champlain Valley, single digits to mid teens elsewhere north, with wind chills from zero to ten below. West winds 10 to 15 mph, gusting to 20 mph....

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