Species Cavia in,

Species Cavia in,

Common Loon

I his bird is easily detected in its northern breeding grounds, where its wailing, laughing calls echo across the freshwater lakes on whose shores and islands it nests. Head and body arc streamlined for chasing fish underwater, but the bird walks clumsily when it comes ashore to nest.

strong, dagger bill striped neck patch

Winter NEST A low heap of plant materials by the water. • Distribution Breeds in n. North America, Greenland, and Iceland. Winters on coasts of N.W. Europe and North America.

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