red-throated loon

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  • red-throated loon — noun or red throated diver ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ : a small loon (Gavia stellata) with a thin and uptilted bill and a reddish throat patch …   Useful english dictionary

  • Red-throated Diver — Taxobox name = Red throated Diver status = LC status system = iucn3.1 status ref = [IUCN2006|assessors=BirdLife International|year=2004|id=49671|title=Gavia stellata|downloaded=2006 05 09] image width = 240 px regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata… …   Wikipedia

  • red-throated diver — noun Gavia stellata, the smallest member of the loon or diver family, breeding in northern Eurasia and Arctic Canada, with grey head, red throat, white underparts and dark mantle. Syn: red throated loon …   Wiktionary

  • red-throated diver — noun see red throated loon …   Useful english dictionary

  • Red-throated — may refer to:* Red throated Ant Tanager, medium sized passerine bird * Red throated Diver, the smallest member of the loon or diver family * Red throated Lorikeet, critically endangered lorikeet endemic to Fiji * Red throated Pipit, small… …   Wikipedia

  • Black-throated Loon — Conservation status Least Concern ( …   Wikipedia

  • Loon — Loon, n. [For older loom, Icel. l[=o]mr; akin to Dan. & Sw. lom.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several aquatic, wed footed, northern birds of the genus {Urinator} (formerly {Colymbus}), noted for their expertness in diving and swimming under water. The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Loon — For other uses, see Loon (disambiguation). Divers / Loons Temporal range: ?Late Eocene Recent (see text) 37–0 Ma …   Wikipedia

  • loon — loon1 /loohn/, n. any of several large, short tailed, web footed, fish eating diving birds of the genus Gavia, of the Northern Hemisphere. [1625 35; perh. alter. of LOOM3] loon2 /loohn/, n. a crazy or simple minded person. [1400 50; late ME lowen …   Universalium

  • Loon (disambiguation) — Loon can refer to: * Loon, a genus of aquatic bird * Common loon, an aquatic bird of that genus * Red throated diver, another aquatic bird of that genus.;Places * Loon Plage, a town in the Nord département in France * Borgloon, a town in Limburg …   Wikipedia

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