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News stories tagged with "common-loon"

Natural Selections: Loons

Despite the manmade hazards of lead and mercury poisoning, natural predation, and habitat threats posed by acid rain, the common loon is doing well in the region. Dr. Curt Stager and Martha Foley discuss the habits of this iconic Adirondack waterbird.  Go to full article

Mercury Contamination in Lakes Harms the Common Loon

Researchers in the Adirondacks are working to learn more about the common loon. The latest field study is raising questions about mercury contamination in the lakes and ponds where the loons live. Brian Mann reports.  Go to full article

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