Loons Ten to Twelve Weeks

Loons at Ten to Twelve Weeks Old

Loon chicks at ten and eleven weeks old continue to exercise their wings in preparation for flight.

They can now capture 90 – 100% of their food, but still will beg food from their parents.

At this point, one of the two parents may leave for the coast, while the other stays with the loon chicks until they reach fledging age.

Loons at Twelve Weeks

At twelve weeks of age a loon chick becomes a fledging and is independent.  They can now fly and they can eat food that  is the the same size as the parents.

The remaining loon adult may now leave for the coast leaving the chicks to fend for themselves.

Many of the chicks will head to the ocean  within the next few weeks, although some might remain until later in the season.

Check out my blog next week to learn about  how young adult loons spend the next couple of years.

Below are some of the products from Log Cabin Leather by Jan  that show older loon babies.

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My Story
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My parents purchased a summer house on lake Winnipesaukee when I was six years old.   My entire family fell in love with the loons that we saw on the lake.

In 1977, when I was a college student,  I discovered leather as a medium and fell in love. Loons soon became the focal point of much of my work.  I discovered that many others shared this passion for Loons  I set out to create functional, and durable leather products with original loon scenes so Loon enthusiasts could enjoy them year round.

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