Yesterday our first 2021 Loon chick hatched. John Ryan was asked to name the Loon chicks this year. Honoring Kittie Wilson’s tradition of naming... Read More
Loons and Mergansers
Our Loon parents are taking turns sitting on their eggs. Given the normal incubation period for Loons, we expect the chicks to hatch just before the 4th of July this year. With the Fireworks on the 2nd and a lot of Lake activity over the weekend, it could be a hard time for them.
An Unsettled Start to the Season
Loons, like many birds, are very territorial. Our male Loon is often on the lake the very day the ice has melted enough to provide a landing area.