15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Loon with two baby chicks

Beech Hill Pond in the summer is a magical place to be. Campers delight in watching and hearing the haunting sounds of loons. This is the first time I have seen a mother with two chicks at our pond. I felt fortunate to have brought my camera on the boat that day.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2016
Date Uploaded: 11.2017
Photo Location: Otis , Maine, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS REBEL T3
Copyright: © Mary St. Peter