White-billed Diver (Gavia adamsii) - HBW 1, p. 172
French: Plongeon à bec blanc
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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VideosSee all 7 videos
An oiled immature individual attempting to clean itself Locality Tattershall Bridge, Lincolnshire, England, Great Britain (Monotypic species)
Dave Jackson 29 February 1996 6 years ago 31 sec 4.6
A young bird swimming Locality Varanger Peninsula, Finnmark County, Norway
Javier Ortas 18 June 2010 3 years ago 32 sec 4
A 1st winter individual showing well for about one month Locality Austria (Monotypic species)
ruggiel 7 February 2009 4 years ago 13 sec 4
A second calendar bird swimming past on a lake. Locality Grevelingendam, Zeeland Province, Netherlands (Monotypic species)
Pieter de Groot Boersma 16 February 2013 24 weeks ago 25 sec 3.7
Three views of a second calendar bird swimming on a lake. Locality Grevelingendam, Zeeland Province, Netherlands (Monotypic species)
Pieter de Groot Boersma 16 February 2013 24 weeks ago 35 sec 3.7
A young bird swimming and preening Locality Varanger Peninsula, Finnmark County, Norway
Javier Ortas 18 June 2010 3 years ago 31 sec 3.3
PhotosSee all 9 photos
Young bird on South Moravia
Locality Czech Republic
Renata Hasilová 1 January 2013 1 year ago 4.8
Very close views of this visitor, sometimes closer than 10 meters. Locality: Hedviken, Södermanland in souhern part of Sweden
Locality Eskilstuna, Södermanland County, Sweden
fredrik salin 27 June 2013 41 weeks ago 4.5
young bird on South Moravia
Locality Czech Republic
Renata Hasilová 1 January 2013 1 year ago 4.5
A bird in non-breeding plumage.
Locality Fort Bragg, Mendocino County, California, USA (United States) (Monotypic species)
Ken Havard 10 August 2007 13 weeks ago 3.5
bird on water
Locality Hazaki, Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Honshu, Japan
Desmond Allen 10 May 2001 2 years ago 3.5
An immature bird swimming in Ekkeröya harbour.
Locality Varanger Fjord, Finnmark County, Norway
Antero Topp 22 June 2010 2 years ago 3.5
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