06/30/15 Loons on Jordan Pond

Posted: July 4, 2015 in Uncategorized

Sharon and I ran into a couple of loons this morning on Jordan Pond in Acadia National Park, Maine. The one loon was very interested in me and my kayak and floated by only a few feet away several times. He was calling his mate on the other side of the lake. She responded each time. Such a beautiful haunting call, especially from this close on the water. I also photographed a family with two chicks at Upper Hadlock Pond on the next day. The male and female were constantly diving and feeding vegetation to both chicks.1-DSC_6765a5N600

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Sharon on Jordan Pond.

  1. Nancy Gourlie says:

    So glad that you are up here again this summer Ray! The loon pictures are amazing with such beautiful color. Happy 4th.

  2. marion says:

    Of course, the loons are incredible and this is first time I have seen how magnificent their colors/patterns/feathers are. But the one of Sharon is priceless!!!! Have FUN!!!!! Happy 4th of July…..

  3. Stirring, unique and memorable, Ray. These birds are more than birds — I’m not sure to what other realms they belong, but they have messages for humans. Thank you. c

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