Ardith Bondi's Gallery

_AYB9339 mama Common

Loon

_AYB9400 mama Common loon

_AYB8941 Common Loon and

her chick

_AYB9344 chick nipping at

mama Loon

_AYB9005 young Common Loon

_AYB8857 young Common Loon

head shot

_AYB9227 young Common Loon

flapping

_AYB9191 mama Loon with fish

_AYB9445 young Common Loon

Wing-rowing

_AYB9034 Mama Common

Loon flapping

_AYB9035 Mama Common Loon

flapping

_AYB9040 Mama Common

Loon flapping and shaking off

_AYB9538 Mama Common Loon

flapping

_AYB9409 mama Common

Loon

_AYB9407 mama Common Loon

preening

_AYB9310 mom and kid

_AYB8956 mom and both kids

_AYB8958 mom and kids

conferring

Adirondack Loons

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On August 12, 2012, I had the exceptional opportunity to go canoeing on Middle Pond, The Adirondacks, New

York with Nina Schoch  to photograph a very cooperative mama Common Loon with two 8 week-old chicks. Not

knowing Loons well, I was thrilled to discover the warm playful relationship among the three birds.

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