Arctic Loon (Gavia arctica) Science Article 2 abstract We investigated concentration of mercury in eggs of Redthroated Diver [Gavia stellata] and Black-throated Diver [Gavia arctica] collected in South and Central Sweden, 1981-1997. In South Sweden (Sydsvenska Hoglandet), mean concentration in Red-throated Diver eggs was remarkably high (6.84 ppm dry weight, 5 pairs), or more than […]
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The impact of water level fluctuation on the breeding success of the Black-throated Diver Gavia arctica in South-west Sweden
Arctic Loon (Gavia arctica) Science Article 1 abstract We evaluated the impact of water level fluctuation on the breeding success of the Blackthroated Diver in South-west Sweden by using results from a one-year study of 43 lakes (49 pairs) in 1996 and surveys of a population of 16-22 pairs at the lake system Fegen- Svansjoarna […]
THE STATUS OF THE BLACK-THROATED LOON (GAVIA ARCTICA) AS A NORTH AMERICAN BIRD.
Arctic Loon (Gavia arctica) Science Article 3 abstract In collecting and tabulating data for use in the distributional portion of Mr. A. C. Bent’s work on the Life-Histories of North American Birds, the published material on the Black-throated Loon was found to be unsatisfactory F. SEYMOUR HERSEY, The AUK, 34, 1917 Download article download full […]
Arctic Loon (Gavia arctica)
[order] GAVIIFORMES | [family] Gaviidae | [latin] Gavia arctica | [UK] Arctic Loon | [FR] Plongeon arctique | [DE] Prachttaucher | [ES] Colimbo Artico | [NL] Parelduiker Subspecies Monotypic species Genus The genus gavidae is formed by five species exclusively from the Northern Hemisphere. All of them are rather large birds, breeding in the arctic […]