Category Archives: Campground

2016 Loon Watch: The Last Visit

My Summer With The Loons: Lazy Fall Days Once school started, I didn’t get out on the lake as often.  But when I did, the fall foliage views were amazing! I never knew where the loon family would be. Sometimes … Continue reading

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2016 Loon Watch: Late August

My Summer With The Loons: Hoot Behavior Late August, the weekend before Labor Day Weekend, I found a chance to kayak out again  with my friend Cindy.  This time, it was so foggy, we could barely see beyond the front … Continue reading

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2016 Loon Watch: The Chick Grows

My Summer With The Loons: Little Loon Is Two Weeks Old In my last blog post, I’d visited the loon family on July 16th when the chick was only 5 days old. There wasn’t a morning after that, I didn’t … Continue reading

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2016 Loon Watch: Five Days After Hatching

My Summer With The Loons: Chick Cuteness Overload Warning! There are tons of chick photos within, it might prove to be too cute . . . July is a very, very busy month for a campground owner, and I wasn’t … Continue reading

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2016 Loon Watch: The Week Before Hatching

My Summer With The Loons: Week 4 In the final days before (what I’d calculated to be) 2016’s loon hatching day, something felt a little different.  I was going out in my kayak at the same time. Sitting in the … Continue reading

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Fox Family 2017

Over April Vacation, I spied a pair of cardinals hanging around my bird feeder. In the 26 years we’d owned the campground, I had NEVER had a pair of cardinals visit me! To say I was excited was an understatement!  … Continue reading

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Watch the Loons Switch Places On The Nest

To get this video, I used my 500mm lens, extended all the way.  The day was calm and the kayak steady.  I also had been out to visit the loons almost every morning, at 6am,  over a three week period, … Continue reading

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The Foxes Are Back!

As I headed to the trail cam last Wednesday, I heard a scurry-type sound in the bushes. Two of them actually.  I didn’t think anything of it; probably a mouse or a bird, I thought. Instead, I saw a fox … Continue reading

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More Great Horned Owlet Photos

After the second owlet branched from their nesting spot, we lost sight of them for awhile. My campers would stop by the office to ask, “Have you seen them? Are they okay?” To which I had no sure answer. Until … Continue reading

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Owlet Cuteness

Want to see some owlet cuteness?? And some more? We had a whole week to observe this owlet from a distance. He slept, he preened, he picked at his toes. Come Thursday though, he wasn’t sitting on his usual tree … Continue reading

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