Adult Arctic Loon

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Colouring Black-white back, grey neck, white lower
Voice Wild loud wail
Feeds on Fish
Flight Low outstretched
Nesting Ground
Social Small Flocks
Adult Arctic Loon
Adult Arctic Loon
Also Known As ..
Black-throated Diver
Page Last Updated 4/22/2018 3:22:00 PM
Base Information
Sex Both
Age Adult
Status Vulnerable
Order Gaviiformes
Family Gaviidae
Species Gavia arctica
Category Divers
StdName Black-throated Diver
Vital Statistics
Length 50 to 60 cms
Weight 2000 to 3000 gms
Wingspan 110 to 130 cms
Lifespan 1 to 20 years
Beak Length Medium
Beak Width Narrow
Beak Shape General
Tail Length Short
Distribution YCommon RRare VVery Rare NNot Seen
Region EUYEurope
Region NAYNorth America
Country USYUnited States


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Bird Id - Bird Identification - Adult Arctic Loon (Species=Gavia arctica / Standard Name=Black-throated Diver)