Yellow-billed Loon

Gavia adamsii

Order

GAVIIFORMES

Family

Loons (Gaviidae)

Code 4

YBLO

Code 6

GAVADA

ITIS

HEAD

Yellow-billed Loon Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Dagger
  • Eye Color: Reddish brown to rich chocolate brown.
  • Head pattern: Plain
  • Crown Color: Green-black
  • Forehead Color: Black
  • Nape Color: Black
  • Throat Color: Black with striped black and white collar.
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Yellow-billed Loon Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 76-91 cm (30-36 in)
  • Weight: 5487 g (193.6 oz)
  • Size: Large (16 - 32 in)
  • Color Primary: White, Black, Sheen or Iridescence
  • Underparts: White
  • Upperparts: Checkered black and white.
  • Back Pattern: Spotted or speckled
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Yellow-billed Loon Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Fast direct flight on strong deep wing beats with head, neck, and feet extended beyond body.
  • Wingspan Range: 137-152 cm (54-60 in)
  • Wing Shape: Tapered-Wings
  • Tail shape: Pointed Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Black
  • Under Tail: White
  • Leg Color: Gray-green
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