There is nothing quite like having a 3.5 year-old bald eagle do a 90 degree turn far across the lake and make a bee-line for the shore you are sitting on. He never acknowledged that I was there as he streaked over my head and on to the south. I will know him again, if I see him: did you notice the odd coloration that drapes down his beak? I think it may be scar tissue and could be there for his lifetime.

Jordan Lake: Loons!!!!!
I mentioned this morning that I had heard a loon and wondered how long it would take me to see one. Often it is days and days before I spot one. Well, this morning one of the State Park Rangers was watching through his scope and he found 3 of the common loons … but way out of the reach of my camera. Patience almost always pays off. Soon the 3 loons had floated across the lake and gave both of us a good look at their handsome visages.