Visiting Loons

Loons visit us here at Yankee Lake on their Spring Migration. Take a few moments to familiarize yourself with this fascinating bird.

Photo from www.loon.org
Fast Facts:
Diet:

Carnivore
Average life span in the wild:

30 years
Size:

2 to 3 ft (66 to 91 cm)
Weight:

6.5 to 12 lbs (3 to 5 kg)
Group name:

Flock

Did you know?

Loons can dive more than 200 ft (61 m) below the surface of the water in search of food.
infromation from http://animals.nationalgeographic.com/animals/birds/common-loon/

 You Can Learn More About Loons:

pdf Download A PDF About Shoreline Conservation And The Loon Population
pdf Download A PDF With All Sorts Of Questions & Answers Regarding Loons

News & Events 5/8/2019

Water Quality Summer of 2018

The New York State report on Yankee Lake Water Quality over the course of the 2018 summer season is available  by clicking this link.


 

The opening date will be July 4. A signup form for the July 6 Basketball Clinic can be accessed here. We encourage interested families to register by June 21 to help with our number of volunteer coaches.


Doug Spranger made and edited a 5 minute video taken from his drone copter flying over Yankee Lake. This beautiful sequence was shot in high definition (1080 p), and can be viewed on YouTube at this link.

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