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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