Beautifully marked in brilliant black and white, Loons prefer secluded North American lakes and are excellent swimmers that can stay underwater for long periods. They are solitary, reclusive, and have a haunting call. To many, Loons symbolize wilderness and solitude.
The lively and noisy Hairy Woodpecker is found almost everywhere. They eat harmful insects that they locate by feeling the vibrations that the moving insects make in the wood. So, these beautiful woodpeckers are beneficial to man by helping to save fruit trees and forests.
Known by many names, such as Straw and Ghost, the Barn Owl, a nocturnal hunter consumes about 4 rodents a night. They mate for life, and have a distinct screech. Its powerful eyesight & sensitive hearing make the owl a successful bird of prey.