Leaving Soon

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This week’s photo, taken April 18, 2015 from the rock jetty in Westport, WA, features a COMMON LOON bobbing on the surface of the Pacific Ocean. It probably has spent the winter here along the Washington coast. Now that it’s mid-April, and this loon has acquired its lovely breeding plumage, soon it will migrate north, most likely to a lake somewhere in Canada, where it will nest and raise its young.

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About Joe Sweeney

I photograph birds to share the beauty and wonder I find in nature.
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3 Responses to Leaving Soon

  1. My Favorite bird. I made the Loon call my cell phone ringer. teh sound carries well 🙂 The call isn’t disruptive in Central Park, we don’t get them there. I see them upstate and off shore in the winter.

  2. kathydoremus says:

    Love the red eye. 🙂

  3. Deborah says:

    Such a beautiful bird…especially love the red eyes!

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