Common Loon – Day 59 – A Year of Wildlife


I am still nursing inflamed ankle tendons which makes it painful to walk so I am relegated to using photos that were taken previously. This photo of the common loon was taken on a visit to my home state of Minnesota a few years ago. The loon is the state bird. Maralee


More of the Heron

In spite of the fact that it was only 23° F and there was a cold breeze blowing, I went down to the river to stalk the heron. And there it was, sitting sleeping on a rock, oblivious to people with children and dogs walking by. I made myself as comfortable as I could while …