Adult Common Loon

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Colouring Speckled black back, white face
Voice Loud, high wail
Feeds on Fish and other aquatic creatures
Flight Low and straight
Nesting Ground
Social Solitary
Adult Common Loon
Adult Common Loon
Also Known As ..
Great Northern Diver
Page Last Updated 4/28/2018 11:38:00 PM
Base Information
Sex Both
Age Adult
Status Secure
Order Gaviiformes
Family Gaviidae
Species Gavia immer
Category Divers
StdName Great Northern Diver
Vital Statistics
Length 70 to 80 cms
Weight 3000 to 4000 gms
Wingspan 127 to 147 cms
Lifespan 10 to 20 years
Beak Length Medium
Beak Width Medium
Beak Shape Spatulate
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 Common Loon (Species=Gavia immer / Standard Name=Great Northern Diver)