Northern diver

(Zool.) See Loon.

See also: Northern

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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A Great Northern Diver and Scaup are with a huge flock of Common Scoters off Llanfairfechan, while a Great White Egret was a rare find at Cors Geirch, near Nefyn.
We do see the occasional great northern diver off Teesside's coast, and very rarely a black-throated diver, but the red-throated is by far the most common and you will recognise it by the way it holds its bill upwards when swimming around.
I was in the area when a great northern diver was seen, and I saw it.
It will also cover the habitats frequented by the great northern diver and Eurasian spoonbill.
Companies Mentioned in this Report: Billabong, O'Neill, Patagonia, Quiksilver, Bare, Diving Unlimited International (DUI), Northern Diver, Typhoon International, Aqualung, Dive System, Procean, SF Tech, Body Glove, C-SKINS, Helly Hansen, Musto, Rip Curl, Xcel Brands
In particular, very large numbers of great northern diver and basking sharks use the site and could have been affected by the development.
The Greenland white-fronted goose on the River Clwyd at Rhuddlan remains, while a great northern diver in the Menai Straits, present for six weeks, is attaining beautiful monochrome summer plumage.
Visitors to our shores (from left): The Lesser Scaup, Great White Egret, Great Northern Diver, Kumlien's Gull and the Bittern; The Wood Duck which has made a home in a Birmingham Canal Picture, ANITA MARIC
Ireland's National Museum might be interested in acquiring his specimen of a Great Northern Diver or Common Loon, as it is known in North America.
Wherever you go on the island, you are never far from a loch or from bird life - herring gulls, terns, oyster-catchers, shelducks and the Great Northern Diver in full breeding plumage before it departs at the end of May.
The Great Northern Diver is the largest and most impressive.

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