• Posts tagged with rescue

    A New Endeavor for the Vermont Loon Conservation Project: Necropsies

    A New Endeavor for the Vermont Loon Conservation Project: Necropsies

    In the past, the Vermont Loon Conservation Project collected all reported dead loons to send to Tufts University to determine the causes of death. Now, we’re going to learn how to perform necropsies ourselves!

    An adult loon and large chick cruise Maidstone Lake in Vermont's Northeast Kingdom. / © Becky Scott

    Loon Season Update: Late Nests and a Successful Rescue

    VCE’s Eric Hanson provides this late-summer update from the water, including a couple of short rescued loon release video clips!

    Field Update: Loon Wins and Losses

    Field Update: Loon Wins and Losses

    Every year, some of our returning loons get themselves into “hot water,” so to speak. Eric Hanson, VCE’s loon biologist, gives us his mid-season good news/bad news update here.

    A Wayward Loon's Rescue: Update No. 1

    A Wayward Loon’s Rescue: Update No. 1

    The rescued Common Loon chick — nick-named “Little Guy” — is making progress at a rehab center in Maine.

    Another Lucky Loon

    Another Lucky Loon

    This morning (June 5) a friend of VCE’s seasonal loon assistant, Angela Apicelli, came across a loon sitting at the…

    Loon Meets Owl in Eric Hanson's House

    Loon Meets Owl in Eric Hanson’s House

    On December 17, I awoke to -25 F here in Craftsbury, VT. The day before a juvenile Common Loon had…