Divers (Gaviidae)

White-billed Diver (Gavia adamsii) - HBW 1, p. 172

French: Plongeon à bec blanc German: Gelbschnabeltaucher Spanish: Colimbo de Adams
Other common names: Yellow-billed Loon

Taxonomy: Colymbus adamsii G.R.Gray, 1859, Alaska.
Closely related to G. immer, with which sometimes considered to form a superspecies. Monotypic.

Distribution: Holarctic, breeding mainly along coasts of Arctic Ocean as far N as c. 78° N; winters in coastal waters of NW & NE Pacific and also off NW Norway.

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