Red-throated Loon

Gavia stellata - Plongeon catmarin

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Gaviiformes

  • Family
    :

    Gaviidés

  • Genus
    :

    Gavia

  • Species
    :

    stellata

Descriptor

Pontoppidan, 1763

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 69 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 106 à 116 cm.
  • Weight
    : 1500 à 2460 g
Longevity

24 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Red-throated Loon (Gavia stellata) is a species of bird in the Gaviidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Plongeon catmarin,
  • Colimbo Chico,
  • Mobelha-pequena,
  • Sterntaucher,
  • Északi búvár,
  • Roodkeelduiker,
  • Strolaga minore,
  • Smålom,
  • Smålom,
  • potáplica malá,
  • potáplice malá,
  • Rødstrubet Lom,
  • kaakkuri,
  • calàbria petita,
  • Lómur,
  • nur rdzawoszyi,
  • brūnkakla gārgale,
  • rdečegrli slapnik,
  • Краснозобая гагара,
  • アビ,
  • 红喉潜鸟,
  • 紅喉潛鳥,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Wetlands (inland) : Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands, Permanent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha), Permanent Freshwater Marshes/Pools (under 8ha), Tundra Wetlands (incl. pools and temporary waters from snowmelt) ; Marine Neritic : Pelagic, Subtidal Rock and Rocky Reefs, Subtidal Loose Rock/pebble/gravel, Subtidal Sandy, Subtidal Sandy-Mud, Macroalgal/Kelp, Seagrass (Submerged), Estuaries

Geographic range

Illustration

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