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
Average life span in the wild:
2 to 3 ft (66 to 91 cm)
6.5 to 12 lbs (3 to 5 kg)
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:
|Download A PDF About Shoreline Conservation And The Loon Population|
|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.Read More Read ALL
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....Read More