- Echoes of Loon Song. Goddard-Taylor, Gayle // Animals;Fall2002, Vol. 135 Issue 4, p10
Presents information on loons in the U.S. Population of loons in 2001; Hunting of loons during the 1800s; Behavior of loons.
- Marginalia. Thomson, Keith Stewart // American Scientist;Jan/Feb89, Vol. 77 Issue 1, p67
Focuses on the bird loon. Behavior of loons; Uses of the word loon; Humor generated by wilderness; Individual voices of loons; Difficulties experienced by loons; Symbolization of the wilderness; Predation by raccoons.
- On-Board Dining. J. R.; Clark, Rich // Natural History;Jul93, Vol. 102 Issue 7, p76
Presents a photograph of common loon chicks being fed while sitting on the back of a parent. Consideration of how common loons are one of several kinds of water birds that provide ferry service to their chicks.
- Loony Tunes. Silverstone, Martin; Toby, Kendra // Harrowsmith Country Life (11908416);May/Jun99, Vol. 23 Issue 146, p24
Focuses on loons, the birds that can be seen in lakes. Four calls that biologists have identified about their wild laugh; Their habitat. INSET: Loon Watch.
- Bioaccumulation Patterns and Temporal Trends of Mercury Exposure in Wisconsin Common Loons . Fevold, Brick M.; Meyer, Michael W.; Rasmussen, Paul W.; Temple, Stanley A. // Ecotoxicology;Feb2003, Vol. 12 Issue 1-4, p83
Focuses on a long term field study that was initiated by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources in 1992 to elucidate patterns of common loon mercury (Hg) exposure. Results from the analysis of loon blood and feather samples collected from recaptured adult loons in Wisconsin 1992?2000...
- LOONY FACTS. R. R. // Ranger Rick;Jun2008, Vol. 42 Issue 6, p5
The article offers information on loons, the location of their habitats and behavior.
- Moonlight cantata. McIntyre, Judith W. // Natural History;May92, Vol. 101 Issue 5, The Adirondacks p56
Cites the author's concern that 35 percent of New York state's natural lakes were no longer home to nesting loons. Studies of the loon population of Stillwater Reservoir; Factors accounting for nest loss among these waterfowl; Why these birds are in need of protection.
- MINNESOTA: COMMON LOON. Cooper, Jason // Birds;1997, p24
Common Loon is the state bird of Minnesota. It was adopted by the state in 1961. It is a lake bird during the summer nesting season. Its length ranges from 28 to 36 inches. The loons build a lakeshore nest and raise their chicks on fish they catch.
- Spirit of the Northern Waters. Parker, Karl E. // Conservationist;Jul/Aug87, Vol. 42 Issue 1, p16
Focuses on the loons of New York, otherwise known by some American Indians as the Spirit of the Northern Waters. Suitability of the loon for an aquatic existence; Physical description of the bird; Factors attributed to the number of loons in the Northeast; Use of the Adirondack Park as breeding...