The Washington Gap Analysis Project created breeding bird maps only. The non-breeding birds (e.g., wintering, pelagic (coastal), and birds expanding their ranges) are represented only by NatureMapping sightings.
NatureMapping observations reported by townships throughout the year.
The Pacific Loon winters along the west coast, from south-east Alaska all the way down to Baja California and Mexico. This loon breeds in Alaska, the Northern Territories, Nunavut and the Arctic islands.Text edited by Gussie Litwer