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Re: Condition of Yellow billed Loon near Quivera Basin

Re: Condition of Yellow billed Loon near Quivera Basin
By {authorlink} – 6:21 pm

Hi Susan,
I saw the YBLO as recently as yesterday afternoon and as long ago as one or two days after it was first spotted.  However, it’s difficult to make any objective observations concerning its physical aspect, mostly because it was out in the channel yesterday (~350 m away) whereas it was as close as ~20 m when I first saw it. 
But with that said, it didn’t seem noticeably different to me, and its activity level seemed to be what it was earlier.  I viewed it for several hours the first time I saw it and for about 30 minutes yesterday.
I have photographs taken of the bird taken on both occasions and am happy to share them with you off-line.
Bird happy,
Carl Ebeling
S. Mission Hills