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Yellow-billed Loon

Gavia adamsii

The yellow-billed loon appears similar to the common loon except for the colour of its bill. It spends the majority of its time on the water and thus has evolved a very sleek, hydrodynamic body. These birds breed in the northern reaches of Canada, but migrate to southern Alaska and British Columbia, where they are commonly seen.

Map of Yellow-billed Loon in Canada
Distribution of Yellow-billed Loon in Canada

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