Loon Count 2016

The Maine Audubon Society has released its 2016 loon count results for southern Maine. In summary, this year’s estimate is 2,848 adults and 384 chicks. For adult loons, this is virtually the same as last year’s estimate of 2,817 adults, although it is about 7% lower than the average of the previous five years, which was 3,069 adults.

The full story can be found here: http://maineaudubon.org/blog/2017/03/results-of-the-2016-loon-count/