Sections

Weather Forecast

Close
Advertisement
Wednesday, a Canada goose was accompanied by buffleheads and wood ducks in the Little Sand bay near Zorbaz. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)

Amateur's Guide: Loons arrive

Email News Alerts

A loon!

Lower Bottle/Emma saw and heard its first loon at noon Tuesday. It sounded especially mournful because both lakes are iced over and there's nowhere to swim, much less nest.

Advertisement

Ice has pushed up onto the shore where the loons usually nest on Bottle if they don't climb on the manmade nest in that lake's bay. Last year the pair was chickless.

But it's great to wake up to the sound of loons again.

Are you a newspaper subscriber but you don't have a Digital Access account yet? https://secure.forumcomm.com/?publisher_ID=40&event=subscriber/lookup.

You will need your subscription account number and phone number. Not sure if you have an account? Email us at subscriberservices@forumcomm.com and we can help you.

Advertisement
Sarah Smith
Sarah Smith is the outdoors editor. She covers courts, business and breaking news in addition to outdoors events.
(218) 732-3364
Advertisement
randomness