Pacific Loon - Gavia pacifica

Length 1.9-2.4 ft (58.4-73.7 cm)
Wingspan 3.6-4.2 ft (110.0-128.0 cm)
Weight 3.7 lb (1678.3 g)
Clutch Size 1-2
Chicks at birth Precocial
IUCN Conservation Status Least Concern
Continents:NA, AS

I was lucky one day in Monterey to spot a couple of Pacific Loons (Pacific Diver) in breeding plumage. They breed in the far northern North America and Siberia and winter along the western coast of North America.

Their diet is fish, which they catch underwater, and aquatic invertebrates.

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