Bird genealogy >> Order Gaviiformes >> Family Gaviidae
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Greenville, Maine


Make Canon EOS 7D
Lens Canon EF 100-400 mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM   at 440 mm
Exposure 1/400 s, f/7.1, ISO 320 
Image size 800 x 533 pixels

IOC Names

Deutsch  Eistaucher Dutch  IJsduiker
Italian  Strolaga maggiore Spanish  Colimbo Grande


Loons may control their buoyancy by compressing air from their lungs, feathers, and internal air sacs.


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Great Northern Loon
Gavia immer
Plongeon imbrin

Jean-Michel PAULUS