LC
Arctic Loon Gavia arctica



References

BirdLife International. 2015. European Red List of Birds. Office for Official Publications of the European Communities, Luxembourg.

del Hoyo, J.; Elliot, A.; Sargatal, J. 1992. Handbook of the Birds of the World, Vol. 1: Ostrich to Ducks. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona, Spain.

Flint, V.E.; Boehme, R.L.; Kostin, Y.V.; Kuznetsov, A.A. 1984. A field guide to birds of the USSR. Princeton University Press, Princeton, New Jersey.

Götmark, F.; Neergaard, R.; Åhlund, M. 1989. Nesting ecology and management of the Arctic Loon in Sweden. Journal of Wildlife Management 53: 1025-1031.

Hancock, M. 2000. Artificial floating islands for nesting black-throated divers Gavia arctica in Scotland: construction, use and effect on breeding success. Bird Study 47(2): 165-175.

Rytkönen, J.; Siitonen, L.; Riipi, T.; Sassi, J.; Sukselainen, J. 2002. Statistical Analyses of the Baltic Maritime Traffic. Research report No VAL34-012344. VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland.

Sibley, C.G.; Monroe, B.L. 1990. Distribution and Taxonomy of Birds of the World. Yale University Press, New Haven, USA.

Snow, D.W.; Perrins, C.M. 1998. The Birds of the Western Palearctic, Volume 1: Non-Passerines. Oxford University Press, Oxford.

Wetlands International. 2015. Waterbird Population Estimates. Available at: wpe.wetlands.org. (Accessed: 17/09/2015).

Zydelis, R.; Bellebaum, J.; Österblom, H.; Vetemaa, M.; Schirmeister, B.; Stipniece, A.; Dagys, M.; van Eerden, M.; Garthe, S. 2009. Bycatch in gillnet fisheries - an overlooked threat to waterbird populations. Biological Conservation 142: 1269-1281.

Further resources

IUCN SSC Diver/Loon Specialist Group

Detailed species account from Birds in Europe: population estimates, trends and conservation status (BirdLife International 2004)

Detailed species account from European Red List of Birds (BirdLife International 2015)

Search for photos and videos, and hear sounds of this species from the Macaulay Library

View photos and videos and hear sounds of this species from the Internet Bird Collection


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Species factsheet: Gavia arctica. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/arctic-loon-gavia-arctica on 04/03/2024.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2024) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org on 04/03/2024.