Sunday, February 3, 2013



Animal You | Common Loon | Adults, 61 to 100 cm (24-40 inches) to go with 122-152 cm (4-5 feet) wingspan slightly smaller than the similar Yellow-billed Loon (or "Diver white"). Breeding adults have a black head, white belly and a white coat and white checkered. Beak color and angle distinguish this species from Loon same account. Setting: A series of strong bones (as opposed to the normal flu cable bones), which gives weight to help, but, diving Loons breed in North America, Greenland, Iceland and Scotland. This species winters on the coast of the sea or large lakes in southern Europe and the U.S., and southern areas of the North West. This species, like all divers, is a specialist fish-eater, their prey underwater, diving depth to capture up to 200 feet (60 m). Supplies drinking water for pike, perch, sunfish, trout and bass saltwater systems consist of rock fish, flounder, sea trout and herring. The bird needs a long distance to gain momentum for take-off and landing is bad. Loon swimming gracefully on the surface, diving and all the flight of birds, flying skills, and hundreds of miles of migration.

Loon nests are usually placed in the islands, where predators of land can not access normally. However, eggs and nestlings of gulls, crows, raccoons, skunks, mink, foxes, turtles and large fish triggers were taken. Osprey observed kleptoparasitism sub harassment rather than plunder. Both parents build the nest, sitting on the egg or eggs and feed their young. These birds have disappeared from some lakes in North America due to the effects of acid rain and pollution and poisoning from lead fishing sinkers and mercury contamination from industrial waste. Floating artificial nesting platforms were provided for loons in some lakes to reduce the impact of water levels that change from dams and other human activities.

Moreover, it is the state bird of Minnesota. Voice and the look of the loon was performed in several stories of Native Americans. The popular names include big loon, black-billed loon, call a storm, glow-goose Greenhead, Imber guinea duck, ring-necked loon and Wallonia. This bird is the focus of the plot of the novel Great Northern? by Arthur Ransome (the reference in the Great Northern Diver, made with Colymbus obsolete scientific name always). The story is set in the Outer Hebrides, where the main characters in a group of children during the holidays seems a pair of loons nest notice.  

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