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Apr 28, 2012 15:47 |  #1

Have not seen this kind of duck. Can someone identify.

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Apr 28, 2012 15:50 |  #2

That's a Common loon


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Apr 28, 2012 15:52 as a reply to  @ Charles Roy's post |  #3

Thank you. had no clue


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Apr 28, 2012 15:53 |  #4

Beautiful shot of the Loon. With the 5DMkIII?


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Apr 28, 2012 15:54 |  #5

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Beautiful shot of the Loon. With the 5DMkIII?

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Apr 28, 2012 16:12 as a reply to  @ umphotography's post |  #6

heres another one.

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Apr 28, 2012 16:15 as a reply to  @ umphotography's post |  #7

Great shots of the loon, Mike. They are notorious for being tough to get close to, unless they pop up near your canoe or boat.


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Apr 28, 2012 16:18 |  #8

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Great shots of the loon, Mark. They are notorious for being tough to get close to, unless they pop up near your canoe or boat.

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i was driving by the pond and he was just sitting there. this is a 100% crop. he wasn't to excited about me being there. Got about 20 good shots of him.


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Apr 28, 2012 17:16 |  #9

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Thank you. had no clue

It's the State Bird of Minnesota; if I were Governor, I'd make you move. LOL.

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Apr 28, 2012 17:19 |  #10

Beautiful shots of a bird I'd love to see just once!


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Apr 28, 2012 18:45 |  #11

CDMOOSE wrote in post #14344876 (external link)
It's the State Bird of Minnesota; if I were Governor, I'd make you move. LOL.

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Ha Ha

I think we should have the Bald Eagle as the state bird.theres a bunch back here....Besides. Im From California and Ive only been in MN for 5 yrs


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Apr 28, 2012 22:11 |  #12

Beautiful shots of a bird I'd love to see just once!

You probably have in the winter when they go south to you they change colors

I think we should have the Bald Eagle as the state bird.theres a bunch back here....Besides. Im From California and Ive only been in MN for 5 yrs

What part of the state are you in? In the north lake area they are everywhere.
Nice shots by the way I got a kayak over the winter just to get better shots of these guys


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Apr 28, 2012 23:10 |  #13

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You probably have in the winter when they go south to you they change colors

What part of the state are you in? In the north lake area they are everywhere.
Nice shots by the way I got a kayak over the winter just to get better shots of these guys

Elk River. Im about 10 miles from the sherbourn national wildlife refuge. Also have 6 eagle nests in my area. heading out this week to have some more fun. Eggs are hatched:cool:


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Apr 30, 2012 04:12 |  #14

good shots, In the UK its more commonly referred to as Great Northern Diver


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Apr 30, 2012 16:36 |  #15

CDMOOSE wrote in post #14344876 (external link)
It's the State Bird of Minnesota; if I were Governor, I'd make you move. LOL.

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I say, can't believe you live in Minnesota and aren't familiar w/ the loon!?! You need to get out more! LOL! But excellant shots, tho.


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