Basic plumage, Huntington Central Park, Orange Co., 2-09. © John  C. Avise.

Red-throated Loon

Gavia pacifica

Gaviiformes; Gaviidae

Abundance: Rare
Season: Winter/non-breeding season
Habitat: Open water

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Basic plumage, Huntington Central Park, Orange Co., 2-09. © John  C. Avise.

Juvenile. Bolsa Chica State Ecological Reserve, Huntington Beach, Orange Co.,
1-31-10. © John  C. Avise.

Basic plumage. Dana Point, Orange County, CA. 4/25/2010. © John  C. Avise.

Basic plumage. Dana Point, Orange County, CA. 4/25/2010. © John  C. Avise.

Basic plumage. Dana Point, Orange County, CA. 4/25/2010. © John  C. Avise.