About Loons

Loons visit us here at Butterfield Lake on their Spring Migration. Take a few moments to familiarize yourself with this fascinating bird.

Photo from www.loon.org
Fast Facts:
Diet:

Carnivore
Average life span in the wild:

30 years
Size:

2 to 3 ft (66 to 91 cm)
Weight:

6.5 to 12 lbs (3 to 5 kg)
Group name:

Flock

Did you know?

Loons can dive more than 200 ft (61 m) below the surface of the water in search of food.
infromation from http://animals.nationalgeographic.com/animals/birds/common-loon/

 You Can Learn More About Loons:

pdf Download A PDF About Shoreline Conservation And The Loon Population
pdf Download A PDF With All Sorts Of Questions & Answers Regarding Loons

News & Events 7/9/2017

Butterfield Lake water caution

A cottage owner has gotten quite sick - possibly from the lake water.  He has been hospitalized with respiratory problems since late last week.  Here is an update from him and a cautionary message in his own words:

From the cottage owner:

Update – Dr. was just in.  They are now convinced I have an unknown infection. 

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NYSFOLA News 6/23/2015

Thanks , Brad.

Thanks , Brad.Photos of New York State Federation of Lake Associations, Inc. (NYSFOLA)He got the Blue Heron Award...although I'm not sure he (the fish) really wanted it. — at The Crossings....

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