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The wail resembles a wolf's howl.  Loons wail during social interactions and to maintain contact with the mate..  

Hoots are soft, short calls used to keep in contact and to give instructions.

The tremolo or laughing call is an alarm and a territorial call, warning other loons to keep away. 

LOONS

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Males yodel with its rising, repetitive tones lasting up to six seconds.  to defend  territory when loons enter.  Each male has a unique yodel.