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Large, heavy, black and white, diving birds.
Pointed bill with a straight to slightly curved culmen.
Fully webbed feet.


In Stanley Park
Gavia adamsii Gavia adamsii
Loon, Yellow-billed

 
Gavia immer Gavia immer
Loon, Common

 
Gavia stellata Gavia stellata
Loon, Red-throated




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