Black's Cliff Blog "Wildlife" Blog Entries

Loons and More

Posted: Aug 29, 2023
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Excerpt: Will and Kim Flower shared these great pics of the loon parents and babies on the lake If all goes well they will be headed to the Gulf Of Mexico a month or so Purl soaking up the last days of summer at the beach. She loves her life. Where is Oogie? Stealing grill scrapers last we saw It is... Read more

Loons Return

Posted: Apr 25, 2020
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Excerpt: Earlier this week the loons returned. It was nice to see them. They were fishing in front of the resort checking things out Seeing the loons means things are picking up around here and thoughts of being busier than 1 - 3 cabins each weekend like we have been surfacing. We will be open and are planning on precautions we... Read more

Loons of Lower Kaubashine

Posted: Aug 14, 2014
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Excerpt: These loon pics were shared to me my the Rotter family who was up for the first time last week. They caught these amazing pics of our loon family on Lower Kaubashine. Thanks to them for sharing, the pictures are amazing I had a cancelation on Craig's 2bdr Blackwood for August 23 - Labor Day if anyone is interested I... Read more

Bad Loon Parents

Posted: Jul 28, 2014
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Excerpt: Loon drama on the lake. I was eating breakfast and heard a huge commotion on the lake with the loons calling the yodel and tremolo calls which means distress. I grabbed my camera to head down and..... the phone rings with a reservation.... 10 minutes later after the reservation was made and the calling stopped I made it to... Read more

Baby Loon

Posted: Jul 13, 2014
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Excerpt: I had this great baby loon photo shared with my by Laurie Mohr. She has gotten the best pic so far of our loon family on the lake. Kudos to Laurie for sharing this great picture. She also caught this amazing duck picture below. Thanks for sharing Laurie ... Read more

Loon Migration

Posted: May 12, 2011

Excerpt: This interesting link will show you where the loons of Northern Wisconsin go. They tracked a few loons over an entire year and you can see on a map where they go. Really neat link!... Read more

Loons Loons and more Loons

Posted: May 05, 2009
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Excerpt: I took these pictures from our beach. The loons were fishing right in front of the resort. They could have cared less that I was there. Enjoy and grab a cup of coffee insert sound of loons If you look at the back of the loon I think you can see one of the leg bands on this loon. Our... Read more

Both Loons spotted

Posted: Apr 22, 2009
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Excerpt: I looked out off the hill this morning and was happy to see both loons fishing in the middle of the lake It was a hard shot to get with full sun and loons in the middle of the lake. This was the best I could get. They were yodeling and fishing on the sunken island... Read more

Fishing Eagles

Posted: Nov 30, 2008
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Excerpt: A sure sign that ice fishermen have been on the lake is seeing eagles sitting on the ice eating the remains of what the ice fishermen have left behind. These are not the best pictures in the low light of the eagle on Lower Kaubashine but the best my camera was going to give me.Where's the fish? I was missing... Read more

4 Point Buck

Posted: Nov 11, 2008

Excerpt: This dear almost made us late for our lunch date with John and Linda at our favorite Mexican Restaurant Jr Salsa's in Woodruff. He is about the only thing that would have me slowing down on the way to get my pork enchiladas I had been thinking about all morning We ran across him on the other side of the... Read more

Big Buck

Posted: Nov 04, 2008
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Excerpt: What I went through for this picture.. I saw this buck a couple of days ago and did not have the camera along. This morning I spotted him by the garage at Blackwood. He was quietly walking slowly through the woods. I stopped in the worse section of Lower Kaubashine in the curves and pulled over as far as... Read more

Northwoods Loons in the Mist

Posted: Oct 14, 2008
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Excerpt: Grace and Rob, from a previous post, also sent me these awesome loons in the mist. They have lost their black and white look but you can't tell from the pics. They should be heading out soon for the Gulf of Mexico. Thanks for sharing these great pics!... Read more

Who likes Pumpkins?

Posted: Oct 12, 2008

Excerpt: Jim and Nancy made it up for a visit this fall. They love the area and spent a great week driving around on all the back roads looking at the wildlife and colors. Nancy loves deer and had always heard my stories about the ___ deer coming in and eating out pumpkins by the house that we had carved... Read more

Autumn Loons

Posted: Sep 25, 2008

Excerpt: Not the best picture but the best I could get from a distance. The loons are starting to show their gray winter plumage. They should be heading out in a couple of weeks for the Gulf of Mexico, or the East Coast.... Read more