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Pacific loon

Definition of the noun Pacific Loon

What does Pacific Loon mean as a name of something?

Pacific Loon is the vernacular name of the Gavia pacifica, a species of Gavia.

  • geographic area: Europe & Northern Asia (excluding China), North America

Alternative definition of the noun Pacific Loon


  1. The Pacific diver as it is known in North America.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Pacific loon

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Google previewAntarctica and the Arctic Circle: A Geographic Encyclopedia of the Earth's Polar Regions [2 volumes] (2014)

by Andrew Jon Hund

A closely related and very similar taxon is the Pacific loon, Gavia pacifica, a breeding bird in Alaska, northern Canada, and adjacent areas of northeastern Asia, especially in Kamchatka, Chukotka, and the ...

Google previewThe Birdwatcher's Dictionary (2010)

by Peter Weaver

Pomarine Kittiwake, Black-legged Knot, Red Lark, Horned Longspur, Lapland Loon, Common Loon, Pacific Loon, Red-throated Loon, Yellow-billed Magpie, Black-billed Merganser, Americanl Common Murre, Briinnich's/ Thick-billed Murre, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Arctic (2012)

by Mark Nuttall

and Pacific loon (G. pacifica), also extend into the Arctic regions. Great Northern Diver and ...

Google previewVan Nostrand’s Scientific Encyclopedia (2013)

by Douglas M. Considine, Glenn D. Considine

Pacific loon (G. arctica pacifica); (c) red-throated loon (G. stellata). (c) GEAR TRAIN. Two or more gears, transmitting motion from one shaft to another, constitute a gear train. If spur, bevel , or ...

Google previewIñupiatun Uqaluit Taniktun Sivuninit/Iñupiaq to English Dictionary (2014)

M malgi Pacific loon (Gavia pacifica) migiaqsaayuk parasitic jaeger (Stercorarius ...

Google previewThe World Book Dictionary (2003)

Pacific loon, a loon of the Pacific coast, smaller than the common loon and having a purple-black throat. Pacific Rim. the nations of Asia that border on the Pacific Ocean, and those island nations located in it: With 43 percent of the world's ...

Google previewNez Perce Dictionary (1994)

by Haruo Aoki

amble, mi-li VS Pacific loon HW, ta-stas ta-s N pacify, sapa-kolamqsa lamq vtss, VC pacify, appease, ta-ta5cksa ta'c A pacify and amuse (e.g., a baby), ...

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