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
Also Known As ..
Great Northern Diver
Page Last Updated 3/19/2020 11:50:03 AM
Base Information
Sex Both
Age Adult
Status LC-Least Concern
Order Gaviiformes
Family Gaviidae
Species Gavia immer
Category Loons
StdName Common Loon
Vital Statistics
Length 27.6 to 31.5 ins
Weight 106.2 to 141.6 ozs
Wingspan 50.0 to 57.9 ins
Lifespan 10 to 20 years
Beak Length Medium
Beak Width Medium
Beak Shape Spatulate
Tail Length Short
Distribution (underline = this CommonName used here) YCommon SScarce RRare NNot Seen
Region EUEurope
Region NANorth America
Country CACanada
Country USUnited States

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