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Pacific Loon (Gavia pacifica)

Pacific Loon (Gavia pacifica)

Pacific Loon (Gavia pacifica)



Pacific Loon (Gavia pacifica) Pacific Loon (Gavia pacifica)

Class: Aves
Family: Gaviidae
Common Name: Pacific Loon
Genus: Gavia
Species Name: pacifica

About The Pacific Loon

The Pacific Loon is found along the Western Coast of the United States during the fall and winter, and in Northern Canada and Alaska where they migrate for the breeding months of the spring and summer.

Biogeographic Regions: nearctic (Native )



Rights Holder: The Regents of the University of Michigan and its licensors
Bibliographic Citation: Herbst, P. 1999. "Gavia pacifica" (On-line), Animal Diversity Web. Accessed April 27, 2013 at Citation Link

Trips Where Observed

Alaska

Member Lifelists

California
North America
San Francisco
United States
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Sites Where Observed

Location
Date
Notes
1/4/2010
It was difficult to tell the difference from the red-throated loons at the distance

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