Gavia pacifica: Pacific Loon– The Race Rocks Taxonomy


Pacific Loon , Gavia pacifica photo by Raisa Mirza-Nov. 18 2010


Pacific loon following a Common murre–Photo by Raisa Mirza


Pacific Loon photo by Raisa Mirza, Nov 2010

RM_loonScientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Gaviiformes
Family: Gaviidae
Genus: Gavia
Species: G. pacifica

Gavia pacifica (Lawrence, 1858)

Other Loons ( members of the order Gaviformes)  at Race Rocks

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pearsonlogo2_f2The Race Rocks taxonomy is a collaborative venture originally started with the Biology and Environmental Systems students of Lester Pearson College UWC. It now also has contributions added by Faculty, Staff, Volunteers and Observers on the remote control webcams. —–——- PC yr 31