Tag Archives: Loons

Give nesting loons space
News Briefs
June 14, 2017

Give nesting loons space

Loons were removed from Vermont’s endangered species list in 2005 following decades of recovery effort. But one of the main threats still facing loons as they continue to recover is human disturbance during the breeding season. As Vermont’s loon population continues to increase and canoeing…

The Outside Story: How loons winter
The Outside Story
April 13, 2016

The Outside Story: How loons winter

By Tiffany Soukup

When I was a child, I looked forward to spending summers with my grandmother at our family cottage on a Canadian lake. Every year, as soon as I was out of the car, we would run to the point to look and…

Loons, peregrine falcons post record year for nest success
State News
September 25, 2015

Loons, peregrine falcons post record year for nest success

Courtesy of Vermont Fish & Wildlife Dept.

Warden Randy Hazard rescues a loon chick that became hooked and entangled in fishing line.

Ten years after they were removed from Vermont’s endangered species list, two of Vermont’s most cherished bird species continued…

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Featured
June 17, 2015

Going to the birds

By Paul Holmes

KILLINGTON — On Saturday, June 13, Kent Pond in Killington was a flurry with avian excitement. For the last few years Kent Pond has been home to a loon family. This year, the adult loon couple, who have a nest on the island, have…