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Black-throated Diver (Loon) - Storlom - Gavia arctia
Storlom - Sortstrubet Lom - Kuikka - Parelduiker - Prachttaucher


Black-throated Diver are a not common sight in Øygarden, small numbers are seen on migration but winter records are even less common so the bird pictured below was a lucky find. For more details of this species migration in the area see this page.


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Black-throated Diver (Loon)
Heggøy, Øygarden, January 2010

Over much of eastern Norway Black-throated Diver are a widespread species and can be found close to the capital city Oslo as well as in more remote upland areas such as Engerdal in Hedmark.


Black-throated Diver, Engerdal

Black-throated Diver, Engerdal

Black-throated Diver, Engerdal

Black-throated Diver, Engerdal

Black-throated Diver, Engerdal

Above series: Adult, Engerdal, June 2016


Adult Black-throated Diver in flight
Adult Black-thoated Diver in flight, near Oslo, Norway, 13 September 2014




Pictures taken using a digital SLR camera with a 400mm telephoto lens


Black-throated Diver
Solberg, Øygarden, August 2010



Black-throated Diver in flight

Above and below - Black-throated Diver in flight - Turkey, May 2012

Black-throated Diver in flight












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