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Common Name:Loon, Red-throated
Scientific Name:Gavia stellata
Family:Gaviidae (Loons)
Area:Alder Island Trail - Siletz Bay National Wildlife Refuge - Oregon
Date:January 23, 2022

The smallest of the Loons, Oregon is the north end of their breeding range.

Reference:Best Little Book of Birds - the Oregon Coast by Swanson / National Geographic Field Guide to the Birds of Western North America by Dunn & Alderfer / Birds of Oregon by David Irons