US Rte 2 to the Champlain Islands.
Rte 314 to the Grand Isle / Cumberland Head Ferry
Follow the west shore to the - um - west shore as noted twice before.

The Vantine VT state fishing access would be a couple miles north of the 
The loon (with luck) could be somewhere along the west shore.

Grand Isle (VT) bird seems to be adult arctica in non-breediing plumage.
Cumberland Head (NY) bird seems to be juvenile pacifica -- definitely a 
different bird.
Both birds seem to move around.

5 dozen common loons were also distributed throughout the area north to North 
Hero on 11/6.

<< 11/5 .... negative sightings from 3 miles along west shore >><BR><BR><BR>
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