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OMG! That's the way hunters call over protective Mama bears! The Mama bear believes her cubs are in danger! :ROFLMAO:

Perhaps, but the tone of a cub call will doubtless be different from a loon call. The tone is controllable. There's bear in Maine and I never heard of anyone be confronted by bears when calling loons. Hopefully that was not because those caught were eaten. And this sound is made by the passage of air in and out of that chamber not by and vocalization of the caller.

You're not putting me on now, are you?
 

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Awesome. Cheers for that. I'll give it a whirl and let you know.

Be patient. It is a mysterious process. And you will get tantalizing close often before you get it. Once you get it you can dial in the call and you will be astounded at how close it is to the actual loon call. Close enough to fool loons, divers, too. I know it works as it has worked for me. I'll practice here to see if I can get it back and refine it. If I do get it to work I will boast shamelessly. ;o)
 
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Perhaps, but the tone of a cub call will doubtless be different from a loon call. The tone is controllable. There's bear in Maine and I never heard of anyone be confronted by bears when calling loons. Hopefully that was not because those caught were eaten. And this sound is made by the passage of air in and out of that chamber not by and vocalization of the caller.

You're not putting me on now, are you?
Well, I tried. :D
 

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I'm way behind on this photo assignment!
Week 37/52: My Mum. Picture was taken on my last trip home. She taught me to cook, among many many life lessons šŸ„°
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Week 38/52: Continuing from last post, a theme of more personal photos, this time my aunt who is also my godmother:
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I really love using this Tamron lens when there is sufficient light to allow the depth of focus to shine.
 

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Week 39/52: Who even has TIME for Selfies nowadays?
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ISO 4000 inside a museum, not great, but not bad either!
 

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Week 41. Marsh Harrier looking for a landing spot in the reedbed.
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Well, I tried. :D

Strangest thing. Last night I was practicing the loon/diver call for a while and I was getting quite close. It was pretty late at night and I live in small town but we have deer, Bald Eagles, Blue Herons, Egrets and so on in the neighborhood. You never know. Anyway, while practicing and getting closer to boasting rights I heard this snuffing and shuffling just outside my door. And I thought I heard a scratching, too. I figured just a neighborhood dog. I checked the door this morning and the scratches on the door were from a dog about six feet tall, or something else.
 

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