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Black Scoter (Melanitta americana)

 
 

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Overseas
22:44 10/02/14
Asserbo Strand, Sjælland
Overseas
19:14 09/02/14
Asserbo Strand, Sjælland
08/02
Overseas
09:07 06/02/14
Asserbo Strand, Sjælland
05/02
Overseas
07:47 14/11/13
Tarifa
13/11
Overseas
19:02 04/09/13
Põõsaspea
03/09
Unconfirmed
11:04 28/07/13
10:55
Unconfirmed
10:17 27/07/13
10:00
Unconfirmed
13:11 20/07/13
13:10

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)
Dumf & Gall (1)
Gwynedd (9)
Highland (4)
Lancs (1)
Lothian (3)
Moray/Nairn (6)
NE Scotland (2)
Northumbs (2)
Pembroke (1)

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Wed 21/12/05 Webzine subscribers only
Identifying Black Scoters in all Plumages
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.  log in log in

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