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Loon Migration
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Scout Birding I heard and then say the first Loon migrating south on my hike this morning.

You can watch individually banded loon migration activity at this USGS page. Over the next month or so, the loons will be heading south to the Gulf of Mexico - smart birds!

Migrations mean that scouts looking to identify plants and animals for advancement are running out of opportunities for the next 5 or 6 months around here. With the leaves off the trees, snow covering the ground, and most animals holed up or basking on southern beaches, it gets very difficult to identify 10 animals and 10 plants.

I believe identifying them is more than pointing to a picture - since the aim of the requirement is to become aware of the surrounding nature, finding the plants and animals for real is how it should be done.

A gentle reminder at the next troop meeting to finish summer time requirements might save a few scouts some frustration over the winter.

Scout On
Posted: 10:21 10-18-2011 686
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