Order
Gaviiformes
Family
Gaviidae
Genus
Gavia
 
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Arctic Loon Gavia arctica

Robert W. Russell
Version: 1.2 — Published May 15, 2018

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Figure 1. Distribution of the Arctic Loon in North America. - Range Map
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  • Year-round
  • Migration
  • Breeding
  • Non-Breeding
Figure 1. Distribution of the Arctic Loon in North America.

This species also breeds across northern Eurasia and winters primarily in coastal areas of the northeastern Atlantic south to the Mediterranean, Black, and Caspian seas and the western Pacific, south to China and Japan. See text for details.

Recommended Citation

Russell, R. W. (2018). Arctic Loon (Gavia arctica), version 1.2. In The Birds of North America (P. G. Rodewald, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/bna.arcloo.01.2