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 8/22/2018

In Memoriam

We are sad to report the loss of two dear friends of Yankee Lake in the past week. Click the links below for further information:

James H. Vooght, a retired control engineer for Dematic, and a former resident of Stony Point, died unexpectedly Friday, 17 August 2018 at his home at Yankee Lake. He was 69.

Robbie Gowan Masterson, concert pianist and teacher, died on 18 August 2018 in Seguin, Texas. She was 99. It was a blessing that her son, John Masterson, could be with her at the time of her passing.


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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