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Common Loon

Gavia immer


Lac Le Jeune Provincial Park, BC

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Great series Glen! The American Ornithologists Union uses the common name Common Loon for the Gavia immer, so that is the most accepted name for it in North America. I see that your reference uses Great Northern Loon, but it is not the officially recognized name for it in North America. Not that this changes the awesome spotting you have here. Love it!!

Glen Marks
Glen Marks 6 years ago

Thank you Jemma!

Hema 6 years ago

extremely beautiful!! A dream shot!!

Glen Marks
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Glen Marks

Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada

Lat: 50.48, Long: -120.50

Spotted on Jul 2, 2013
Submitted on Jul 7, 2013

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