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Bird    Species Name:
Gavia pacifica

Common Name:
Pacific Loon


Fort Clatsop, Oregon   March 7, 1806

Journal Entries:

Capt. Lewis, March 7, 1806--There are two speceis of loons. Ist. the Speckled loon found on every part of the rivers of this ...  more>>

References Lawrence, George Newbold, Reports of explorations and surveys: to ascertain the most practicable and economical route for a railroad from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean//made under the direction of the Secretary of War, in 1853-54, according to acts of Congress, March 3, 1853, May 31, 1854, and August 5, 1854. Proc. 9. PP. 892, 894., Beverly Tucker, 1858

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Pacific loon body

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Pacific loon back

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Pacific loon head and neck

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Pacific loon bill

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