Juvenile Red-throated Loon

This entry is part 112 of 133 in the series 2011 Photojournal

I noticed an odd loon at the entrance to Sealing Cove while walking to class this afternoon. It was too far out to get very good photos, but I took a bunch hoping to confirm my suspicion that it was a Red-throated Loon. It is the first Red-throated Loon I’ve seen in winter and recognized at the time, although it was only later I realized it must be a first winter bird.

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