great northern diver


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great northern diver

n
(Animals) a large northern bird, Gavia immer, with a black-and-white chequered back and a black head and neck in summer: family Gaviidae (divers)
Translations
Eistaucher

great northern diver

n (Zool) → tuffatore m dei ghiacci
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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.
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.
Their trip included spotting 70 species in North Wales, including the great northern diver and one of the UK's rarest birds, the chough.
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
The 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.
Great Northern Diver: This large member of the loon or diver family is known in North America as the Common Loon.
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.

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