Midcoast lens: Loony for fish snack

By Larry Di Giovanni | May 27, 2014
Photo by: Larry Di Giovanni The young loon surveys fish-diving territory near Rockland's boardwalk May 24 before diving for fish.

Rockland — Near dusk May 24, this young loon went diving for food in Rockland Harbor near the boardwalk.

Loons like this one engage in shallow-water dives, all the way to the bottom if needed, to capture prey. (Photo by: Larry Di Giovanni)
The loon finds its fish snack, and, playfully at times, enjoys the moment. (Photo by: Larry Di Giovanni)
Finally satiated, the young loon enjoys the approaching twilight. (Photo by: Larry Di Giovanni)
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Larry Di Giovanni, a veteran journalist with more than 20 years of experience, is returning to his daily reporting roots in order to cover the city of Rockland for The Courier-Gazette. Originally from Athens, Ohio, his family includes one son, Tony.

Di Giovanni has covered news beats ranging from the city of South Lake Tahoe, Calif., to the largest tribal government in the United States — the Navajo Nation. He has also worked as a writer in the public education and higher education fields. He's an animal enthusiast and loves dogs.

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