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Loon chick riding on its mother’s back on Lake of the Woods, Ontario.
For the first week or so after hatching, the loon chick will spend most of its time riding on its mother’s back. Biologists believe this is to keep the chick warm and also ward off predators such as eagles.
Sony a300 with Minolta af 500 reflex lens.


  • Wendy Mogul
    Wendy Mogulover 5 years ago

    Aww sooo precious lol Beautiful shot! lol

  • Virginia N. Fred
    Virginia N. Fredover 5 years ago

    OH how darling, well if you cant swim whats the best way then to be on mums back lol, fantastic capture…gina

  • Carla Wick/Jandelle Petters
    Carla Wick/Jan...over 5 years ago

    oh man i’m in love. loons sound incredible when the rest of the world is silent…what a great shot!

  • Gary L   Suddath
    Gary L Suddathover 5 years ago

    beautiful capture

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