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 2/17/2018

Stay off the Ice!

As of President's Day weekend, the thickness of the ice on Yankee Lake has reduced dramatically, now measuring only two inches (2”) near the shore. This thickness is not safe for foot traffic or winter vehicles. 

Although we have returned to freezing temperatures this weekend, the forecast is to be above 60° by mid-week. Therefore, the plans for a Children’s Ice Fishing Contest for 24 February have been canceled. 

Be safe!


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