Black Scoter (Melanitta americana)


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22:08 06/05/17
Pobierowo, Baltic Coast
14:07 08/04/17
12:20 28/03/17
Hirtshals, Nordjylland
12:37 08/03/17
16:13 04/03/17
14:50 03/03/17
12:49 03/03/17
14:06 28/02/17
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11:28 27/02/17

10 reports returned.

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Black Scoter has been reported in the following areas (Bird News Extra subscribers can see a list of all records, as well as charts and graphs analysing the data by area, year, month, age and sex):

Anglesey (1)
Angus/Dundee (1)
Cleveland (1)
Dumf & Gall (1)
Gwynedd (1)
Highland (1)
Lancs (1)
Lothian (1)
Moray/Nairn (3)
N Yorks (1)
NE Scotland (2)
Northumbs (1)
Pembroke (1)

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Wed 14/01/15
Rarity finders: Black Scoter at Rossbeigh - an Irish first
Rarity finders Black Scoter at Rossbeigh — an Irish first
Michael O'Clery discusses the discovery and identification of Ireland's first Black Scoter, remarkably found at the same site as the country's first Stejneger's Scoter.  read on read on
Wed 21/12/05
Focus On: Identifying Black Scoters in all Plumages
Focus On Identifying Black Scoters in all Plumages
Now very much on the rarity-finder's radar, males differ enough to enable a relatively straightforward identification given good views. Leading identification expert Martin Garner provides the definitive criteria for males, and offers fresh insights into separating females and immatures, both of which are surely avoiding detection in British and Irish waters.  read on read on

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