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Common Loon

Gavia immer (Brünnich, 1764)

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Partial list of sound recordings available from xeno-canto, macaulaylibrary.org & avocet.zoology.msu.edu.
Species name Recordist Date Location Remarks Cat.nr.
Common Loon - Gavia immer Michael Hurben 2020-06-18 Hyland Lake Park Reserve - Recreation Area (near Bloomington), Hennepin County, Minnesota, Hennepin (United States) (260 m) flight call -

Three birds in flight just north of Hyland Lake.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

569715
xeno-canto.org
Common Loon - Gavia immer Bruce Lagerquist 2018-09-23 Big Meadows Lake, Pend Oreille County, Washington, Pend Oreille (United States) (1000 m) call -

Same bird as XC436665 recorded the next day

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

436667
xeno-canto.org
Great Northern Loon - Gavia immer Martin St-Michel 2013-05-19 Lac Mégantic, Estrie: Le Granit (Canada) (500 m) flight call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

134512
xeno-canto.org
Great Northern Loon - Gavia immer Laurent Wermenlinger 2010-07-11 Stratford, Le Granit Regional County Municipality, Quebec, Estrie: Le Granit (Canada) (300 m) call, female, male, song -

Recorded July 11th 2010 at 22h10 in the region of the Provincial Park of Frontenac, Québec, Canada. Use of a Telinga parabolic dish with an Sennheiser omnidirectional microphone M20 and a Sound Device 744T digital recorder.

bird-seen:no

113419
xeno-canto.org
Great Northern Loon - Gavia immer Todd Wilson 2012-06-08 Crex Meadows Wildlife Area, Burnett County, Wisconsin, Burnett (United States) (284 m) wail call (A) -   103421
xeno-canto.org
Great Northern Loon - Gavia immer Richard E. Webster 2014-06-21 Heather-Dina Provincial Park, near Mackenzie, British Columbia, Fraser-Fort George (Canada) (700 m) flight call -

3rd recording of this individual;

playback-used:no

192508
xeno-canto.org
Common Loon - Gavia immer Bruce Lagerquist 2018-09-22 Big Meadows Lake, Pend Oreille County, Washington, Pend Oreille (United States) (1000 m) call -

Single adult in lake with immature bird nearby.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

436665
xeno-canto.org
Great Northern Loon - Gavia immer Richard E. Webster 2014-06-22 Tyhee Lake Provincial Park, near Telkwa, British Columbia, Bulkley-Nechako (Canada) (500 m) call, song -

recording from inside the tent; either N. Pygmy-Owl or Saw-whet Owl in the background

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

193123
xeno-canto.org
Common Loon - Gavia immer Panvert Robin 2020-06-24 Southern Region, Southland (Iceland) (100 m) song - [sono] 579490
xeno-canto.org
Great Northern Loon - Gavia immer Fernand DEROUSSEN 1996-06-09 Northeast, Northland East (Iceland) (280 m) call, song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

134224
xeno-canto.org
Great Northern Loon - Gavia immer Fernand DEROUSSEN 1996-06-09 Northeast, Northland East (Iceland) (280 m) song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

138264
xeno-canto.org
Common Loon - Gavia immer Sunny Tseng 2019-04-26 Thompson-Nicola E (near 70 Mile House), Thompson-Nicola, British Columbia, Thompson-Nicola (Canada) (1100 m) call, pair wail calls -

Recording normalized to -3 dB. Sections were from the same individual.

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

479760
xeno-canto.org
Great Northern Loon - Gavia immer Craig R. Fosdick 2011-09-01 Gunflint Lodge, Cook County, MN, Cook (United States) (? m) Call (A) - Fledgling Strix varia giving begging call repeatedly in background. Several nocturnal migrants can be heard calling. 94142
xeno-canto.org
Great Northern Loon - Gavia immer Mike Nelson 30-11-11 Booker T. Washington State Park, Tn, Hamilton (United States) (100 m) Call (B) - Five birds floating in a cove, two wails and several contact calls given only when they were floating together, when they were diving they were spread out and had not contact calls but for a while they all floated towards each other calling like this then after about 10 minutes broke apart again and began diving for food. Some intervals cut out to delete car and plane noises. 90607
xeno-canto.org
Common Loon - Gavia immer Will Sweet 2012-09-17 Bristol, Lincoln County, Maine, Lincoln (United States) (0 m) song -

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

457431
xeno-canto.org
Common Loon - Gavia immer brickegickel 2019-12-29 Groß-Gerau (near Riedstadt), Darmstadt, Hessen, Hesse (Germany) (90 m) adult, sex uncertain, song -

high pass filter, noise reduction, https://flic.kr/p/2i6Xydu

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:yes

513886
xeno-canto.org
Common Loon - Gavia immer Andrew Spencer 14/06/2007 Tamarac NWR, Becker Co., Minnesota, Becker (United States) (? m) song (B) - yodel call' 14874
xeno-canto.org
Common Loon - Gavia immer Morvan Corentin 2020-04-11 Tredrez, Côtes-d'Armor (France) (10 m) song -

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

544636
xeno-canto.org
Great Northern Loon - Gavia immer Nicholas Comparato 2017-07-15 New York (near Ticonderoga), Essex County, New York, Essex (United States) (480 m) call -

Recorded on iPhone 7 via Røde Rec. and (significantly) amplified on GarageBand. Calls from two individuals seen swimming and diving in Lost Pond in Pharaoh Lake Wilderness Area. About 5 minutes of silence removed from first to second call and another 2 minutes before last call. Field conditions: partly cloudy, no wind, high 70s

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

379918
xeno-canto.org
Common Loon - Gavia immer Bruce Lagerquist 2018-09-23 Big Meadows Lake, Pend Oreille County, Washington, Pend Oreille (United States) (1000 m) call, juvenile -

Juvenile was the only other loon in the lake with XC436665

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

436668
xeno-canto.org
Common Loon - Gavia immer Betchkal, Davyd 2014-08-02 Walker Lake North, Alaska, Northwest Arctic (United States) (214 m) call -

About 2.2 kilometers south of Walker Lake apex, situated on the eastern shore. Site location was approximately 200 meters east from the local shoreline. Viereck Class I.A.2.e Open White Spruce Forest.

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

535066
xeno-canto.org
Great Northern Loon - Gavia immer Todd Wilson 2012-06-08 Crex Meadows Wildlife Area, Burnett County, Wisconsin, Burnett (United States) (284 m) tremelo call (A) -   103422
xeno-canto.org
Great Northern Loon - Gavia immer Andrew Spencer 2014-06-02 Wye Lake, Watson Lake, Yukon, Yukon (Canada) (700 m) call -

natural vocalization; calls during a prolonged display between a pair of birds on a large lake. At certain times during the display the birds would splash along on the surface with their wings spread, at other times they would be mostly sitting in place.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

189383
xeno-canto.org
Great Northern Loon - Gavia immer Fernand DEROUSSEN 1996-06-08 Northeast, Northland East (Iceland) (280 m) call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

138256
xeno-canto.org
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