A Wildlife Watcher's GuideBook - 1998
Their haunting calls drift across a misty lake at sunset, casting a spell on those who hear. We gaze in awe as they glide past on mirrored waters, the jeweled pattern of their feathers a study in complexity and beauty. their garnet eyes reflect the span of their domain before they dive to depths unknown, surfacing such a distance away that we are left feeling abandoned by their sudden disappearance. Loons have always held a special place in our hearts and minds. They are more than a symbol of wilderness and of special places in nature still undisturbed. They are a touchstone to the natural world, to our past and things unknown.Just Loons is the ultimate guide to finding, watching and understanding loons. Providing a close look at the natural history of loons accompanied by stunning photography, this book captures the essence of the mysterious effects loons have on people. It also is a comprehensive and detailed look at the life, habits, and habitats of loons in North America, covering such topics as mating, territory, offspring, migration, and of course, what their haunting calls really mean.For everyone who has fallen under the spell of the loon, this book captures the magic they have brought to our lives since time immemorial.
Publisher: Markham, ON : Fitzhenry & Whiteside, 1998
Branch Call Number: 598.442/HUT 4565nf 1