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Apr 11, 2011 09:54 |  #1

Seen in Kachemak Bay, Alaska... with apologies for the lousy grab shot, what the heck is it??

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Apr 11, 2011 10:08 |  #2

MAybe Arctic loon winter plumage? Nope...

One of these I guess?
Species/numbers seen 1999 2000

Red-throated Loon 2 -
Pacific Loon 23 8
Common Loon 64 56
Yellow-billed Loon


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Apr 11, 2011 11:01 |  #3

It's a Pigeon Guillemot Judy


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Apr 11, 2011 11:06 |  #4

chubri777 wrote in post #12200078 (external link)
It's a Pigeon Guillemot Judy

Aha! Thanks! The boat driver did say that, and I forgot it. Appreciate the help.


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Apr 11, 2011 11:07 |  #5

Flo wrote in post #12199744 (external link)
MAybe Arctic loon winter plumage? Nope...

One of these I guess?
Species/numbers seen 1999 2000

Red-throated Loon 2 -
Pacific Loon 23 8
Common Loon 64 56
Yellow-billed Loon

All of which is what I was thinking as well, which is why I couldn't figure it out. Fortunately, Chuck knew the answer!


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