Yellow-billed loon video


This video by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology in the USA says about itself:

The Yellow-billed Loon is the largest and most spectacular of the world’s five loon species. It breeds around the globe in arctic and sub-arctic tundra lakes and is the northern counterpart to the Common Loon.

Watch this rare video shot by The Lab’s Gerrit Vyn of a mated pair calling and foraging just after arriving on the partially frozen breeding grounds in Chukotka, Russia.

New Scientific Report Documents the Impacts of Mercury Pollution on Adirondack [Common] Loons: here.

6 thoughts on “Yellow-billed loon video

    • Hi Dr Bill, thanks for reacting!

      This video is on the yellow-billed loon, an Arctic species, coming further south only in winter. Aren’t you confusing it with the related species common loon, nesting in Minnesota and elsehere?

      Like

  1. Pingback: Canadian proposed pipeline threatens birds | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  2. Pingback: Yellow-billed loon in the Netherlands | Dear Kitty. Some blog

Leave a Reply to petrel41 Cancel reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.