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 8 videos
An oiled immature individual attempting to clean itself Locality Tattershall Bridge, Lincolnshire, England, Great Britain (Monotypic species)
Dave Jackson 29 February 1996 7 years ago 31 sec 4.6
A young bird swimming Locality Varanger Peninsula, Finnmark County, Norway
Javier Ortas 18 June 2010 4 years ago 32 sec 4
A 1st winter individual showing well for about one month Locality Austria (Monotypic species)
ruggiel 7 February 2009 5 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 1 year 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 1 year ago 35 sec 3.7
A young bird swimming and preening Locality Varanger Peninsula, Finnmark County, Norway
Javier Ortas 18 June 2010 4 years ago 31 sec 3.3
PhotosSee all 9 photos
Young bird on South Moravia
Locality Czech Republic
Renata Hasilová 1 January 2013 2 years ago 4.8
young bird on South Moravia
Locality Czech Republic
Renata Hasilová 1 January 2013 2 years ago 4.6
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 2 years ago 4.5
bird on water
Locality Hazaki, Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Honshu, Japan
Desmond Allen 10 May 2001 3 years ago 3.6
A bird in non-breeding plumage.
Locality Fort Bragg, Mendocino County, California, USA (United States) (Monotypic species)
Ken Havard 10 August 2007 1 year ago 3.5
An immature bird swimming in Ekkeröya harbour.
Locality Varanger Fjord, Finnmark County, Norway
Antero Topp 22 June 2010 3 years ago 3.5
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