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 Common Loon (Gavia immer)




Common Loon | Gavia immer photo
Common Loon (Male), French Creek Marina, Near Parksville, British Columbia

Photograph by Alan And Elaine Wilson. Some rights reserved.  (view image details)

Common Loon | Gavia immer photo
Common Loon, Marine Park, Blaine, Washington State

Photograph by Alan And Elaine Wilson. Some rights reserved.  (view image details)

COMMON LOON FACTS

Classification
Class:Aves
Order:Gaviiformes
Family:Gaviidae
Genus:Gavia
Species:immer
Common Name:Common Loon


Relatives in same Genus
  Pacific Loon (G. pacifica)
  Red-throated Loon (G. stellata)