List of Birds of Azerbaijan - Divers


Order: Gaviiformes. Family: Gaviidae

Divers, known as Loons in US, are group of aquatic birds found in many parts of North America and northern Europe. They are the size of a large duck or small goose, which they somewhat resembles in shape when swimming, but they completely unrelated to these waterfowl. There are 5 species worldwide and 2 species which occur in Azerbaijan.

  • Red-throated Diver Gavia stellata
  • Arctic Diver Gavia arctica

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