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Great northern Diver sitting on nest in Iceland

Great Northern Diver in summer plumage by Sindri Skulason

Great Northern Diver 

A common winter visitor to our shores, it is often seen both in summer plumage and winter plumage. Birds arrive in late autumn and it usually stays until late spring. Loch na Keal and most of the other sea lochs are home throughout the winter for this beautiful bird.

Great Northern
                              Diver in winter by Wayne Gillatt
Winter plumaged bird
white biklled diver
White billed diver is a very scarce visitor to our larger sea lochs