Definition of Colymbus torquatus. Meaning of Colymbus torquatus. Synonyms of Colymbus torquatus

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Definition of Colymbus torquatus

Colymbus torquatus
Loon Loon, n. [For older loom, Icel. l?mr; akin to Dan. & Sw. lom.] (Zo["o]l.) Any one of several aquatic, wed-footed, northern birds of the genus Urinator (formerly Colymbus), noted for their expertness in diving and swimming under water. The common loon, or great northern diver (Urinator imber, or Colymbus torquatus), and the red-throated loon or diver (U. septentrionalis), are the best known species. See Diver.

Meaning of Colymbus torquatus from wikipedia

- (Forster, JR, 1781))  Colymbus (grebes & loons) Colymbus arcticus – black-throated loon  Colymbus cristatusgreat crested grebe  Colymbus auritus – horned...