TITLE

Loon

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
World Book Science Dataset;1/1/2009, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Encyclopedia
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
Loon, a large waterbird. It nests in the northern parts of the Northern Hemisphere and winters south to Florida and the Mediterranean, chiefly at sea. The loon has a straight, heavy, pointed bill; a moderately long, thick, snaky neck; a short tail; and short, slender, pointed wings. The three front toes of each foot are webbed; the short hind toe is free.
ACCESSION #
37309670

 

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