More found things

Hi all, Songa had this little slide drift up to them and would like to see it go back to the owners.

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This life jacket floated into 498 Indian Trail where Rosie Perera will be guarding it for you.

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This one is not lost at all but Sue Wetmore found this singing prairie warbler on the power lines here in Leicester. She says it's looking ratty from feeding nestlings. Those kids sure can wear you down. Enjoy, Mike

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found paddle

Hi all, A WestMarine{?] kayak paddle with faded orange-y red blades was found just south of the island this morning. The finders are leaving the lake so they left the paddle on John & Kathy Dick’s dock on the west shore, also just south of the island. If the paddle is yours and you don’t know where the Dick’s are, drop me a note.
No new pictures to share so I thought I’d steal one from the archives so we don’t forget what loon chicks look like.

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This and That

Hi all, Since this is my “loonatic” list, let’s start with this one from Dave Phelps, a late day fluff after preening.

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We have one more found item to add to the list. If you lost the life jacket below, contact Sandi at 2everitts

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Loons galore as captured by the Hendel’s a couple days ago. Bob sent a video but I’ve been unable to
figure out how to pass it along. They are all getting along pretty well since no chicks are around to protect. If you’d like to see the video, drop me a note, I think it will work if I forward his mail directly to you.

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Sue Wetmore sent along this beautiful creature and added “Tis the time of year to look for this primrose moth. Find where the yellow primrose flowers grow and check out each flower. Kind of looks like a Trump hairdo."

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Lastly we have a picture from Louise Marshall-Kelly showing about half of who was there but you get the idea. It’s called “toon night” but the speed boats almost outnumbered the pontoon boats at this one. Everyone is welcome, just let me know if you would like notification when we do it again. It’s BYOB and a dish to share if
you didn’t know, and mere words can’t express how well we eat at these gatherings. Enjoy, Mike

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A little loon, and flower, and swan activity by LDFLA Blog Admin

Hi all, We start the day with morning mist that Rosie took. Dry air around those wisps, aaah yes!

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Sue Wetmore and I did a morning float here on Dunmore and it initially looked like we might get skunked. On the way home though, we met a pair off Sucker Brook and we managed to get our much needed loon fix.

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They preened and fluffed, paying us little attention.

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Photographer Sue shooting away.

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At one point, one went into low alert mode while the other

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was making itself as large as possible. That’s its “don’t mess with me” posture. We never did see what was bothering them. When we started for home again, we saw a third one south of the brook but got no pictures of that one.

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Here’s another found item. The folks at Songa are holding it for you. If you check with Dorothy or Ellen at the office, they can point you in the right direction.

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Kathy Dick got a double rainbow when the last storm went by the day before yesterday. It has taken until today for the air to get comfortable for me though.

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Lastly, I was riding a woods trail today when I came upon a burst of red in the middle of all the green. It’s about 20’ across and

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was loaded with hummers which I failed to capture. Flower people, what are these? I want some. Mike

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