Many songbirds, including the ones below, use their song to attract mates as well as to defend their territory. They are a delight to hear singing in Turtle Cove and all around the lake. Since... Read More
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 the first chick as a male, with P for Pleasant Lake, this one is Paul. If... Read More
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.
Loon Update We had more sightings last week of the mother loon than of Pablo. We assume Pablo is just becoming more independent. Possibly the helicopter activity along the power line above the lake is keeping him near... Read More
Jon spent an hour with Pablo near the edge of the lake while his parents were off somewhere. Pablo is quite a character! He groomed, looked around, dove and practiced flying. He is quickly becoming Jon’s BFF (best feathered friend)!... Read More