07/01/17 Common Loons

Posted: July 27, 2017 in Uncategorized

Last year, it took this pair of Loons three attempts to finally successfully hatch two chicks. It was getting close to the lake freezing, but the chicks fledged in time. This year they are on their second nest. Not sure what happened with the first. Something may have gotten to the eggs, if there were any. Well, there is at least one egg that I could see on the new nest. The adults take turns sitting on the eggs. Hopefully in 28 days, a baby or two will appear. I am following several loon nests in the Acadia area. Updates on the others in the future.

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1st nest behind the rocks

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2nd nest a few yards away

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Just before the switch

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After the switch

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Dad’s turn

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Comments
  1. Glenn says:

    You take beautiful pictures!

  2. Thomas says:

    very nice Ray…

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