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Have you heard...Loons? Did you know that North America has four other species of loons? So what about their operatic abilities?

Have you heard...Loons? Did you know that North America has four other species of loons? So what about their operatic abilities?

Loons Wing Flap, I've seen this used in a breeding dance <3

Loons Wing Flap, I've seen this used in a breeding dance <3

[][][] Subclass Neoaves. Order Gaviiformes (Loons. From the latin'gavia'=gull). Characteristics: Sharp bill, elongate body shape, blocky head, solid bones, three webbed toes on feet placed well back on body. Waterbird that dive deeply to feed on fish and invertebrates. Nest along shorelines on floating plant matter. Heavy bodies make for long takeoffs in most species. The Common Loon (pictured here) is the only abundant inland species south of the Arctic tundra.

[][][] Subclass Neoaves. Order Gaviiformes (Loons. From the latin'gavia'=gull). Characteristics: Sharp bill, elongate body shape, blocky head, solid bones, three webbed toes on feet placed well back on body. Waterbird that dive deeply to feed on fish and invertebrates. Nest along shorelines on floating plant matter. Heavy bodies make for long takeoffs in most species. The Common Loon (pictured here) is the only abundant inland species south of the Arctic tundra.

The Great Northern Loon (Gavia immer), is a large member of the loon, or diver, family of birds. The species is known as the Common Loon in North America and the Great Northern Diver in Eurasia; its current name is a compromise proposed by the International Ornithological Committee The Great Northern Loon breeds in North America, Greenland, Iceland and Scotland. This species winters on sea coasts or on large lakes of south Europe and the United States, and south to northwestern areas of…

The Great Northern Loon (Gavia immer), is a large member of the loon, or diver, family of birds. The species is known as the Common Loon in North America and the Great Northern Diver in Eurasia; its current name is a compromise proposed by the International Ornithological Committee The Great Northern Loon breeds in North America, Greenland, Iceland and Scotland. This species winters on sea coasts or on large lakes of south Europe and the United States, and south to northwestern areas of…

Loons, it isn't a great camping trip until you fall asleep to the sound of their call.

Loons, it isn't a great camping trip until you fall asleep to the sound of their call.

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