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Black-throated Diver, Gavia arctica


Rare passage migrant and winter visitor. c18 records.

The rarest of the three divers recorded at Grafham Water. Recently, most records have come in early or late winter, possibly as birds pause on migration.


Please note the following list is still incomplete:

Highest count

2 on 6 December 1991 & 11-13 January 1985


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