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A juvenile Red-throated Diver
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Image details:  
Image Description: A juvenile Red-throated Diver
Image notes: Photographed in North Yell. 
Species in Image: Red-Throated Diver
Date: 1988
Area: Yell
Old Haa Image Reference Number: btc00106

General details:  
Common Name Red-Throated Diver
Latin Name Gavia stellata
Shetland Name Rain Gös
Latin Group Name Gaviiformes
Latin Family Name Gaviidae
Common Family Name Divers
Description The name 'Rain Gös' is used in Shetland today, but judging by the number of small lochs called 'Loomi Shun' (Diver tarn) the Norse name was in former use. Fairly common breeding summer visitor.
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