Yellow-billed Loon Gavia adamsii


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

Byrkjedal, I.; Breistol, A.; Mjos, A-T.; Strann, K-B. 2000. Winter habitat of White-billed and Great Northern Divers (Gavia adamsii and G. immer) on the coast of Norway. Ornis Norvegica 23(1-2): 50-55.

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

Earnst, S. L.; Platte, R.; Bon, L. 2006. A landscape-scale model of yellow-billed loon (Gavia adamsii) habitat preferences in northern Alaska. Hydrobiologia 567: 227-236.

Evers, D.C.; Schmutz, J.A.; Basu, N.; DeSorbo, C.R.; Fair, J.; Gray, C.E.; Paruk, J.D.; Perkins, M.; Regan, K.; Uher-Koch, B.D.; Wright, K.G. 2014. Historic and vontemporary mercury exposure and potential risk to Yellow-Billed Loons (Gavia adamsii) breeding in Alaska and Canada. Waterbirds 37: 147-159.

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.

Gavrilo, M. 2008. Divers in the Russian Arctic: current state of knowledge on distribution, migration, population status. In: A. Håland (ed.), The Loon & Diver Workshop 2007 2008: 1: 47. Vardø, Norway.

Håland, A. (ed.). 2008. The loon and diver workshop 2007, Vardø, Norway. NNI, Vardø, Norway.

Naves, L.C.; Zeller, T.K. 2017. ellow-Billed Loon Subsistence Harvest in Alaska: Challenges in Harvest Assessment of a Conservation Concern Species. Journal of Fish and Wildlife Management 8(1): 114-124.

North, M. R.; Ryan, M. R. 1989. Characteristics of lakes and nest sites used by Yellow-billed Loons in Arctic Alaska USA. Journal of Field Ornithology 60(3): 296-304.

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

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service. 2009. Yellow-billed Loon Gavia adamsii. Available at: #http://alaska.fws.gov/fisheries/endangered/yellow_billed_loon.htm#.

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)

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Media resources

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Species factsheet: Gavia adamsii. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 01/12/2022. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2022) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 01/12/2022.