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Bald Eagle and Red Headed Woodpeckers

It was a bright, sunny morning on the lake.  We had no more than started heading toward the south end of the lake when we spotted the bald eagle in a tall pine tree along the shore.  Unfortunately, it didn’t stay put very long, and I was a ways off when it flew.  I did manage to get a couple photos.   A bit further […]

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Baby Loon is Growing Fast

It was another beautiful morning to be on the lake.  Just as I got into the kayak, mamma loon started calling and dancing to distract me from the young one.  I just sat in the kayak with the camera capturing the beauty of the show.  Here’s some of the photos. In this shot, you can see the chick as the blurry black spot behind the […]

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Beautifiul Morning on the Lake

Another great morning on the lake.  It wasn’t too choppy and the sun was shining. There were lots of birds around the water this morning.  The kingfishers were noisy and in constant motion, so no photos of them.  Here are a few of the others.       The water lilies were in full bloom, bright in the sunlight.           However, […]

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An Evening and Morning Paddle

I was out on the lake Sunday evening and again Monday morning.  Both times of day are wonderful and have their own attraction.  Unfortunately, the water was a bit choppy both times.  However, there was plenty to see on the lake. We did catch another look at the loon family.  It seems that they are all doing well.  I couldn’t get any decent pictures due […]

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Water Lilies and Kingfisher

Another quiet morning on the lake.  We heard the loons this morning and caught a glimpse of them at some distance, but not close enough to a photo.   It is amazing how the lake changes from day to day.  Yesterday morning there were none of the white water lilies that I like so much.  This morning, there were dozens in various places.  Here are […]

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Water Lilies Galore

This it the time of year that the water lilies are in full bloom at Duck Lake.  I’ve taken several photos of the lilies over the last several days.  Here is a (large) sample. By way of comments, please let me know your favorite(s).  I have mine. Mark

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Labor Day Weekend

So, is summer over?  Or, is this just a day on the calendar like any other?  With the weather over the weekend, I’d say summer is here for a while. I got out for a kayak paddle around Duck Lake again on Sunday morning.  It was a quiet morning, not much in the way of wildlife.  Here are some of the “keepers” from the morning. […]

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Morning on Duck Lake

Saturday was another beautiful morning on Duck Lake in a kayak.  There was almost no wind and the lake was very flat.  There was a paddle-board and a couple other kayaks out there along with a few fishermen.  Oh, and there were these as well. We also saw a single loon and a lone otter, but I didn’t get to photograph them. I have been […]

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More from the Lake

Back in the kayak over the last couple days.  I wanted to share some more photos.  There is always something interesting to see on the lake.  Enjoy.         Enjoy Mark

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View from the kayak

Well, I’ve been up at the lake for a week and haven’t posted, so here’s some  of the things I’ve seen from the kayak. These wild roses were just into the southern cove.  They really have a nice fragrance. I’ve always liked the water lilies.  I love the contrast of the the white petals, the green lily pads, and the blue water.  Sometimes, you even […]

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