Through the Lens: Yellow-billed Loon



Yellow-billed Loon (Gavia adamsii) – photo by Mikhail Shlemov

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.

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