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Loon in Flight

 

you can always recognize a loon in flight... the strokes of the wings are very fast...  they move all the way to the top and the tips also touch each other at the bottom of the stroke... it’s a diver with a large body... it has to use a lot of its power when flying...

Loon in Flight

 

you can always recognize a loon in flight... the strokes of the wings are very fast...  they move all the way to the top and the tips also touch each other at the bottom of the stroke... it’s a diver with a large body... it has to use a lot of its power when flying...

comments (9)

  • Ray
  • Thailand
  • 17 Dec 2016, 01:56
Today I have learned something new, thank you, Peter.
....peter:): thank you Ray... i learn something every time that i visit your site....petersmile
  • Chris
  • England
  • 17 Dec 2016, 07:11
You have good recognition skills Peter
....peter:): it's great to be able to watch the wildlife from the comfort of our deck Chris....petersmile
The Loon is a fine bird Peter.
....peter:): it is a fine bird Bill... they entertain us it with their wonderful calls to one another day and night....petersmile
  • Rol-T
  • Belgium
  • 17 Dec 2016, 08:58
Bonjour Pierre,
Simplement beau et belle composition, belle prise te souhaite une belle journée!
....peter:): merci beaucoup Roland... le loon est un bel oiseau avec un appel enchanteur à et de son compagnon sur le lac... bome journée....peter/pierresmile
They are wonderful. I have a large collections of ducks with a few special loons.
....peter:): we have plenty of ducks on our lake Mary and a pair of loons in many of the bays around the lake... their babies are brown and can swim from birth but we often see them taking a res on their parents back....petersmile
  • Maria-Lina
  • Brownsburg Chatham, Québec, Canada
  • 17 Dec 2016, 11:50
Superbe photo Peter, magnifique! Bise à  vous deux, bon samedi tout en douceur!
....peter:): merci beaucoup Maria-Lina...bon samedi tout doux....peter/pierresmile
thanks for the lesson in loonery... smile
A very pretty silhouette - thanks for the education on their flying style!
  • CherryPie
  • Great Britain (UK)
  • 19 Dec 2016, 21:54
Fabulous shot smile

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