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www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Common_Loon/id

The eerie calls of Common Loons echo across clear lakes of the northern wilderness. Summer adults are regally patterned in black and white. In winter, they are plain gray above and white below, and you’ll find them close to shore on most seacoasts and a good many inland reservoirs and lakes. Common Loons are powerful, agile divers that catch small fish in fast underwater chases.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Common_loon

The common loon or great northern diver (Gavia immer) is a large member of the loon, or diver, family of birds. Breeding adults have a plumage that includes a broad black head and neck with a greenish, purplish, or bluish sheen, blackish or blackish-grey upperparts, and pure white underparts except some black on the undertail coverts and vent. Non-breeding adults are brownish with a dark neck ...

www.audubon.org/field-guide/bird/common-loon

A long-bodied, low-slung diver. Many people consider the loon a symbol of wilderness; its rich yodeling and moaning calls, heard by day or night, are characteristic sounds of early summer in the north woods. In winter, silent and more subtly marked, Common Loons inhabit coastal waters and large southern lakes. In such places they are solitary while feeding, but may gather in loose flocks at night.

www.nationalgeographic.com/animals/birds/c/common-loon

Named for their clumsy, awkward appearance when walking on land, common loons are migratory birds which breed in forested lakes and large ponds in northern North America and parts of Greenland and ...

www.dnr.state.mn.us/birds/commonloon.html

Minnesota's state bird, the common loon, is more at home in the water than on land. Built like a torpedo, it swims under water in search of prey. Minnesota has more common loons than any other state except Alaska. General description: Larger than a mallard but smaller than a goose, this water bird ...

www.livescience.com/55577-common-loon.html

The common loon is the most widespread species of loon in North America. Its distinctive voice is often considered a characteristic of early summer.

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www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Common_Loon/overview

The eerie calls of Common Loons echo across clear lakes of the northern wilderness. Summer adults are regally patterned in black and white. In winter, they are plain gray above and white below, and you’ll find them close to shore on most seacoasts and a good many inland reservoirs and lakes. Common Loons are powerful, agile divers that catch small fish in fast underwater chases.

www.fws.gov/refuge/Umbagog/wildlife_and_habitat/loons.html

Common Loons. Common loons are listed as a threatened species in New Hampshire. You can help avoid disturbing nesting loons by keeping your distance from likely or known nest sites (marshy or boggy shores, river backwaters, small islands).

www.bioexpedition.com/common-loon

Common Loon Facts and Information Gavia immer Introduction to Common Loon. The Common Loon is often referred to as the Great Northern Diver. They need a long runway in order to take off in flight. This is a disadvantage as that means they can be at the mercy of predators.