RETIRED
Order
Gaviiformes
Family
Gaviidae
Genus
Gavia
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Yellow-billed Loon Gavia adamsii

Michael R. North
Version: 1.0 — Published January 1, 1994

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

Breeding occurs in widely scattered suitable lakes within this area. May occur in winter on large lakes and reservoirs in the western and mid-western United States. Casual in winter in Aleutians, and along the Pacific coast south to the U.S.–Mexico border.

Recommended Citation

North, M. R. (1994). Yellow-billed Loon (Gavia adamsii), version 1.0. In The Birds of North America (A. F. Poole and F. B. Gill, Editors). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/bna.121