LOON GODS! 

They do exist, you know. How else would you explain this? On the first  Friday in December, for two years in a row, on the exact day we conduct an advanced training program on the loons that call Lake Jocassee home,  the birds put on a mad display of crazed, frenzied feeding, for all to see. Flock foraging, as it is now called by loon scientists, is a normal bit of behavior displayed here on Jocassee, and it is entirely unique in the life history of loons. This behavior is not observed on their summer breeding lakes, nor in marine environments that they inhabit in winter. Just here, and likely on other southeastern inland reservoirs. But folks, I’ve got to tell you, there is flock foraging and then there is mad, crazed, frenzied feeding. You’d have to see it to believe it. It is thrilling. We are blessed just a few times each winter to witness such an extravagant display of nature at its wildest. Friday was such a day. Watch the action here!

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