EMPIRE, Mich. – More than two dozen common loons have been found dead at a beach in northern Michigan.
Good Harbor Bay beach is at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore in Leelanau County. Officials believe the birds were likely killed by type E botulism and washed ashore.
Botulism has been linked to more than 80,000 bird deaths around the Great Lakes since 1999.
Over 25 common loons were found dead and washed ashore on Good Harbor Bay Beach yesterday by BOT Squad volunteers. It is...Posted by Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore on Friday, October 18, 2019