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Yellow-billed Loon

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Other names

White-billed Diver in the UK.

Description

This species of loon is 30–35 in (76–89 cm) long.[1] The breeding plumage of this species is like that of the Common Loon, but the white spots are fewer and larger. The very large, pale upturned yellow bill makes this species distinctive.[1]

Similar species

See above. Red-throated Loon is much smaller, paler and greyer.[1]

Behaviour

Diet

Calls

Reproduction

Distribution/habitat

References

  1. ^ a b c Bellrose, Frank C. and The Audubon Society (1983). The Audubon Society Master Guide to Birding. National Geographic Society. ISBN 1426200722. 

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Family Gaviidae vte

Genus Gavia vte
G. stellata Red-throated Loon
G. arctica Arctic Loon
G. pacifica Pacific Loon
G. immer Common Loon
G. adamsii Yellow-billed Loon

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