Loons and Eagles on the Lake

Lots of loons on the lake up in God’s Country of Minnesota this past week:

(click to enlarge images)

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So beautiful and majestic:

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So serene:

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I’ve never seen more than two or three loons together:

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A perfect focus was difficult: I hand-held a 400mm lens; the boat was moving,

the water was moving, and the loons were in constant action:

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An added bonus: A bald eagle:

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An immature bald eagle came in for a landing:

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It takes about 5 years for the eagle’s head to turn white:

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Granddaughter Saige did a great job driving supervised by Melanie:

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3 thoughts on “Loons and Eagles on the Lake

  1. Living as I do in “loon and eagle country” (Yukon Territory) I can appreciate what it took to get these photos, Tom!
    I love your “Tom’s Thoughts” juxtapositions between the corporate boardroom and majestic-filled natural wildlife — perhaps not as far removed from one another as might be thought (loons and leaders everywhere!?)

  2. These are AWESOME photos! Our wildlife needs to be protected. We share the planet with these organisms. How about treating them as we would like to be treated? Margaret Eubank

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