|Red-throated Loon, notice how far back on the body, it's feet are|
The Red-throated Loon is the smallest of the world's loon species. It breeds primarily in the Arctic regions of Eurasia North America and has been known to range on the West Coast as far South as Baja California peninsula, and on the East Coast as far South as Georgia. It feeds mainly on marine and freshwater fish, but will also feed on mollusks, crustaceans, and other aquatic invertebrates.
|Red-throated Loon, Notice that this load is starting to get the red patch on its neck|
|"In Dawn's Early Light" Red-throated Loon, Notice the speckled back|
Soon we will say goodbye to these lovely birds as they make their way back up to the North land tundra for breeding.