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Stretching chick, loons on Clayton & Taylor Lake

MVFN Nature Notebook Sighting

Received July 1, 2019

“It appears that most loons on Clayton and Taylor lakes are still nesting as of 2019-06-30. There was one family with a single chick that was stretching its leg. Up until now I had never seen a chick stretching its leg and at one point it was stretching both of them at the same time.”

~Howard Robinson

Loon Chick stretching, Clayton Lake, June 2019. photo H. Robinson

Nesting Common Loon, June 2019. photo H. Robinson