Top 10 Challenge Placement in Waterfowl – March 13, 2009

She will go away with her camera, the mother Loon seems to say. Photographed on Caddy Lake, Whiteshell Provincial Park, Manitoba, Canada.
Canon EOS Digital Rebel XTi


November 30, 2011


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Comments

  • Randall Scholten
    Randall Scholtenabout 6 years ago

    Beautiful! Even the “loonlings” swim low in the water.

  • I am supposing they are told too, thanks so much Randy

    – Vickie Emms

  • lorilee
    lorileeabout 6 years ago

    A lovely capture of a darling little family!!!!!

  • thanks very much Lori, only saw the one family last summer, but lots of adult Loons

    – Vickie Emms

  • Cora Wandel
    Cora Wandelabout 6 years ago

    A beautiful photograph, Vickie. They had better stay close to her.

  • yes, for sure. I’ve seen mother Loons get mean with baby Ducks though, they are quite feisty birds, but I must say my favorite water bird. I so love the call of the Loon and their pretty feathers

    – Vickie Emms

  • mindym306
    mindym306about 6 years ago

    Great capture!!!!

  • thanks Mindy

    – Vickie Emms

  • Gail Bridger
    Gail Bridgerabout 6 years ago

    Absolutely gorgeous, it’s one that makes ya go awwww

  • thanks Gail, your comment made me say awww…..I appreciate your visit

    – Vickie Emms

  • Karen Checca
    Karen Checcaabout 6 years ago

    Oh, what a beautiful bird, Vickie. I don’t think I’ve ever seen a Loon (well, this kind anyway, lol); I somehow thought they were a much larger bird. Thanks for sharing this beauty! :) Karen

  • thanks very much Karen, they are quite big, bigger than a duck for instance. I love the Loons and was so happy to get tons of photos this past summer at the lake.

    – Vickie Emms

  • Albert Dickson
    Albert Dicksonabout 6 years ago

    Gorgeous image. I love the sounds they make.

  • same here Albert……..thanks for commenting

    – Vickie Emms

  • Stan Wojtaszek
    Stan Wojtaszekabout 6 years ago

    Great shot, Vickie. I’ve never gotten that close.

  • thank you Stan, I hope to get closer with that new zoom this summer :-)))

    – Vickie Emms

  • David Friederich
    David Friederichabout 6 years ago

    One of my favourite birds, for sure, Vickie. I just love hearing them in the night while I am in my tent.

  • thank you David, I love the call of the Loon too, specially out in the boat when they are telling me where they are :-)),,,,,,,,nighttime too, but from the campground

    – Vickie Emms

  • kalaryder
    kalaryderabout 6 years ago

    Perfect shot

  • thank you Kala

    – Vickie Emms

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