common loon

гагара (птица-символ штата Миннесота)

США. Лингвострановедческий англо-русский словарь. 2013.

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  • common loon — noun : a loon (Gavia immer) the size of a small goose having the back black spotted with white, and head and neck nearly all black, and the underparts white, being widely distributed in northern No. America and occurring less frequently in… …   Useful english dictionary

  • common loon — noun The great northern diver …   Wiktionary

  • Loon (disambiguation) — Loon can refer to: * Loon, a genus of aquatic bird * Common loon, an aquatic bird of that genus * Red throated diver, another aquatic bird of that genus.;Places * Loon Plage, a town in the Nord département in France * Borgloon, a town in Limburg …   Wikipedia

  • Loon — Loon, n. [For older loom, Icel. l[=o]mr; akin to Dan. & Sw. lom.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several aquatic, wed footed, northern birds of the genus {Urinator} (formerly {Colymbus}), noted for their expertness in diving and swimming under water. The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Loon — For other uses, see Loon (disambiguation). Divers / Loons Temporal range: ?Late Eocene Recent (see text) 37–0 Ma …   Wikipedia

  • loon — loon1 /loohn/, n. any of several large, short tailed, web footed, fish eating diving birds of the genus Gavia, of the Northern Hemisphere. [1625 35; perh. alter. of LOOM3] loon2 /loohn/, n. a crazy or simple minded person. [1400 50; late ME lowen …   Universalium

  • Loon Lake (Oregon) — Infobox lake lake name = Loon Lake image lake = caption lake = image bathymetry = caption bathymetry = location = Douglas County, Oregon coords = coord|43.5851166|N|123.8389893|E|region:US OR type:waterbody|display=inline,title type = inflow =… …   Wikipedia

  • loon — I. /lun / (say loohn) noun 1. any of several large, short tailed, web footed, fish eating diving birds of the Northern Hemisphere, constituting the genus Gavia, as the common loon, G. immer, of the Old and New Worlds; diver. 2. → great crested… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Common thresher — Conservation status Vulnerable (IUCN 3.1 …   Wikipedia

  • Common Nighthawk — In British Columbia, Canada Conservation status …   Wikipedia

  • Common Firecrest — Male of nominate subspecies in England Conservation status …   Wikipedia


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