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The world's most endangered loons

Chart: conservation status of the world's loons
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The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species evaluates the conservation status of plant and animal species. The list is based on scientific assessment of an organism's status by experts.

Conservation status of the world's loons

Species comprising the chart above include:

FamilyScientific nameCommon name(s)Red List statusPopulation trend
PHASIANIDAETympanuchus phasianellusSharp-tailed GrouseLCdecreasing
GAVIIDAEGavia adamsiiWhite-billed Diver, Yellow-billed Diver, Yellow-billed LoonNTdecreasing
GAVIIDAEGavia arcticaArctic Loon, Black-throated Diver, Black-throated LoonLCdecreasing
GAVIIDAEGavia immerCommon Loon, Great Northern Diver, Great Northern LoonLCdecreasing
GAVIIDAEGavia pacificaPacific LoonLCincreasing
GAVIIDAEGavia stellataRed-throated Diver, Red-throated LoonLCdecreasing

This table and chart was last updated on August 8, 2012, based on data downloaded from the IUCN Red List site. For a species profile, click on its scientific name.

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