Birds of North America
Version  2.0
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 - Common Loon
 - Common Loon

Common Loon Gavia immer

David C. Evers, James D. Paruk, Judith W. McIntyre, and Jack F. Barr
Version: 2.0 — Published May 28, 2010

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

Breeding and wintering range of the Common Loon in North America. This species also breeds in Iceland and winters there and along northern coasts of Europe. Historical southern limit of breeding in the eastern and mid-western US is shown by the solid line.

Recommended Citation

Evers, D. C., J. D. Paruk, J. W. McIntyre, and J. F. Barr (2010). Common Loon (Gavia immer), version 2.0. In The Birds of North America (A. F. Poole, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/bna.313
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