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Tag Archives: Pacific Loon
Looning and Grebeing in the LCRV: part 1
I’ll just come right out and say it: Lake Havasu is the best place in Arizona to see loons and grebes. Four-loon and six-grebe days are possibilities on Lake Havasu. Loon numbers well into double-digits are not unexpected, and grebe … Continue reading
On Wednesday morning, 20 Feb Lauren and I awoke to find the mountains around us hidden by clouds with a steady rain falling. As the clouds lifted they revealed the mountains were covered in snow. This may surprise people, but since we … Continue reading
Posted in Lake Havasu, LCRV, Vagrants Tagged Blackpoll Warbler, Lake Havasu, Pacific Loon, Weather Leave a comment
Here on Lake Havasu, it is not uncommon to hear the wails of Common Loons drifting across the water on still mornings, especially as spring migration begins. Just the other day, though, David and I were at Site Six watching … Continue reading
Posted in Lake Havasu, LCRV, Mohave County, Sound Recordings Tagged Common Loon, Loon calls, Pacific Loon 3 Comments
Perception of Rare and the LCRV
Each of us has our own perception of what birds we consider rare and think of when someone says we saw a rare bird. Some would consider species with low world populations such as Whooping Crane as the only rare … Continue reading
Posted in Identification, LCRV, Migration, Techniques, Vagrants Tagged Arizona, California, Colorado River, Greater Scaup, Lake Havasu, Lake Mohave, LCRV, Pacific Loon 2 Comments