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First Loon Chicks of 2021

June 23, 2021 - Loon chicks are hatching around the Upper Valley. One of the pairs I follow had two chicks last Sunday morning. They wer...
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Tree Swallows Have an Egg! June 10, 2021

June 10, 2021 - Mrs. Swallow has spent most of the day in her box. She laid her first egg this morning. And the wrens at the Piermo...
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Loons & Turtles - Spring Is Here!

April 11, 2021 - With yesterday's beautiful weather, I dug the kayak out of the basement and headed out. Spring has arrived. I wasn't th...
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Checking in on Our Loon Family

August 14, 2020 - I was lucky enough to get to spend two mornings on the pond with the loons this week. Tuesday morning had a very pleasan...
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Breakfast with the Loon Chicks

August 07, 2020 - I got a chance to check in on 'my' loon family Thursday morning. Both chicks seem to be doing well, they're big, their f...
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Another Morning With The Loons

July 08, 2020 - Tuesday morning found me back out with our loon family. We had a dark, cloudy start to the morning, but the sun broke th...
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Friday Morning with the Loons

July 03, 2020 - Our little loon family spent a mostly quiet morning on their Upper Valley pond this morning. Everyone slept in a bit bef...
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Sunday Morning with the Loons

June 30, 2020 - Both loon chicks seemed to be doing well Sunday morning. Their pond was a relatively quiet place. The only time the pare...
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Saturday's Loon Update, June 27, 2020

June 27, 2020 - Saturday morning, I loaded up the kayak and got ready to head out. I whistled for my trusty mouse, but he must have been...
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Meet the Upper Valley's Newest Loons

June 26, 2020 - Thursday started with a beautiful early summer morning. I set sail in my kayak enjoying the solitude on an Upper Valley...
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