Steve - Could you explain what determined that this
was a pacific, rather than an arctic. From your photos
I can see why someone would suspect an arctic. Thanks.
--- Steve Mirick <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> In July 2004, we had a cooperative Pacific Loon
> spend a couple of days
> along the NH seacoast. Although it didn't show
> white flanks that often,
> it clearly did show them at times as shown below.
> For this reason, I
> think that extreme caution should be used to base an
> ID of Arctic Loon
> on this field mark alone.
> Steve Mirick
> Bradford, MA
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