Yellow-billed Loon

Gavia adamsii - Plongeon à bec blanc

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Gaviiformes

  • Family
    :

    Gaviidés

  • Genus
    :

    Gavia

  • Species
    :

    adamsii

Descriptor

Gray, GR, 1859

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 91 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 137 à 152 cm.
  • Weight
    : 4000 à 6500 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Yellow-billed Loon (Gavia adamsii) is a species of bird in the Gaviidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Plongeon à bec blanc,
  • Colimbo de Adams,
  • Mobelha-de-bico-amarelo,
  • Gelbschnabeltaucher,
  • fehércsőrű búvár,
  • Geelsnavelduiker,
  • Strolaga beccogiallo,
  • Vitnäbbad islom,
  • Gulnebblom,
  • potáplica bielozobá,
  • potáplice žlutozobá,
  • Hvidnæbbet Lom,
  • jääkuikka,
  • calàbria de bec pàl·lid,
  • Svalbrúsi,
  • nur białodzioby,
  • dzeltenknābja gārgale,
  • rumenokljuni slapnik,
  • Белоклювая гагара,
  • ハシジロアビ,
  • 黄嘴潜鸟,
  • 白嘴潛鳥,

Habitat

Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls), 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

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