Red-throated Loon
Gavia stellata
 (L 25" WS 36" Wt 3.1 lb)
Moss Landing,CA
19Dec2012
Smallest loon...found in north cen-
tral Canada and along the Pacific
and Atlantic coasts.
Nonbreeding
White speckling
on back.
I am no more lonely than
the loon in the pond that
laughs so loud, or than
Walden Pond itself.
(Henry David Thoreau)