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Pacific Loon (Gavia pacifica)

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Pastel, watercolor, graphite, black ink, black chalk, and gouache with selective glazing on paper, cut-out around contour, and mounted on mat board
Paper: 13 1/8 x 19 3/8 in. (33.3 x 49.2 cm), largest extents
formerly Arctic Loon: Pacific Loon recently distinguished from the Arctic Loon by the lack of white rear flanks, a slightly thinner neck, rounder head, and more horizontal bill position.
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The background flora has been identified as
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Purchased for the Society by public subscription from Mrs. John J. Audubon
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group