Red-throated Loon (Gavia stellata), Lake Havasu Site 6, Mohave County
On 2 February 2008 Cindy Radamaker, Dave Powell and Kurt Radamaker found a Red-throated Loon on Lake Havasu, Site 6 overlook. It was photographed by Cindy. On 6 April, Sean Fitzgerald, Lauren Harter and David Vander Pluym also had a Red-throated Loon at Site 6 and Sean photographed it. It is unknown if these are the same birds.
Red-throated Loon is casual in Arizona with about a
dozen accepted records. It is an ABC review
species.. The ABC requests that reports of these species
be accompanied by full details, including when possible,
a photo, tape recording, video, or field sketch. Please
send documentation to the Arizona Bird Committee via the
online form or click here for further instructions and
information about ABC. Submission of documentation to
AZFO does not constitute submission to the ABC.
2 February 2008 photo by Cindy Radamaker
06 April 2008, photo by Sean Fitzgerald