The lake is completely frozen
Most of the lake is frozen over.
There are no more water birds left.
There are still a few hooded meganzers on the lake.
Over 20 Hooded Mergansers returned to the lake to feed.
Blue Heron was still on the lake today
1 Loon on the lake feeding.
42 American Coot spent the day on the lake
Slate-colored Juncos are back under the feeder
still see the Common Merganser from time to time.
Canadian geese have been flying over. A few have landed for a short period.
Humming birds are gone.
1 baby loon still on the lake
Great Blue Heron is still around
Only 8 Common Mergansers today
One Spotted Sandpiper along the beach
On the lake today
13 Canadian Geese
9 Common Mergansers
Thousands upon thousands of ants
Still two babies - well not babies any more. They are very large. They dive for fish themselves. They are not flying yet.
The usual birds are still at the feeder - Chickadee, American Goldfinch, Nuthatch - Red and White
Two baby loons swimming behind loons this morning
Babies hatch in 26-31 days.
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Loons are on the nest - very late
Three loons on the lake.
Blue Heron is back as well.
Two loons landed on the lake today. They chased away the common mergansers.
Three common mergansers landed in the smallest patch of ice possible.
Birds have started to return.
American Goldfinch - Just starting to turn yellow
Common Redpoll, Chickadee and red-breasted-nuthatch still around
While on a walk I say an American Robin
No change in the birds coming to the feeder
Common Redpoll 40-50
Black Capped Chickadee 10-15
red-breasted-nuthatch 1 at a time
But there should be returning birds shortly.
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