Common loon

Environment
6:00 am
Mon August 11, 2014

Tracking the Common Loon on Tomahawk Lake in Northern Wisconsin

Credit S. Bence

Despite its name, there’s nothing ordinary about the common loon. For starters, it’s an ancient species – with a wingspan of five feet, and it’s related to the penguin. It’s the only loon nesting in northern Wisconsin.

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