Surf Scoter

Surf Scoter

Summary:

Literature Surf Scoter
[order] Anseriformes |

Surf Scoter determination[order] Anseriformes | [family] Anatidae | [latin] Melanitta perspicillata | [UK] Surf Scoter | [FR] Macreuse à front blanc | [DE] Brillenente | [ES] Negrón Careto | [IT] Orco marino dagli occhiali | [NL] Brilzee-eend


Literature

Title
Surf scoters Melanitta perspicillata aggregate in association with ephemerally abundant polychaetes
Author(s): Deborah Lise Lacroix, Sean Boyd, Dan Esler1, Molly Kirk
Abstract: […] During the week of 16-23 April 2003, we observed an unusually large aggregation of sea ducks and a Gray Whale Eschrichtius robustus foraging at Mapleguard Point, located in the southern portion of Baynes Sound, after which the site was abandone..[more]..
Source: Marine Ornithology 33: 61-63 (2005)
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Title
Surf Scoters Melanitta perspicillata aggregate in association with ephemerally abundant polychaetes
Author(s): LACROIX, D.L, BOYD. Et al.
Abstract: Surf Scoters Melanitta perspicillata spend a large part of their annual cycle in marine waters, foraging in intertidal and shallow subtidal areas (Savard et al. 1998). They winter in large numbers in coastal British Columbia, foraging primarily on bi..[more]..
Source: Marine Ornithology 33: 61-63
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All of Anatidae

  1. American Wigeon
  2. Anas americana
  1. Bar-headed Goose
  2. Anser indicus
  1. Barnacle Goose
  2. Branta leucopsis
  1. Barrows Goldeneye
  2. Bucephala islandica
  1. Bean Goose
  2. Anser fabalis
  1. Blue-winged Teal
  2. Anas discors
  1. Brent Goose
  2. Branta bernicla
  1. Canada goose
  2. Branta canadensis
  1. Canvasback
  2. Aythya valisineria
  1. Common Scoter
  2. Melanitta nigra
  1. Egyptian Goose
  2. Alopochen aegyptiacus
  1. Eider
  2. Somateria mollissima
  1. Garganey
  2. Anas querquedula
  1. Goldeneye
  2. Bucephala clangula
  1. Greater Scaup
  2. Aythya marila
  1. Greater White-fronted Goose
  2. Anser albifrons
  1. Greylag Goose
  2. Anser anser
  1. Hooded Merganser
  2. Lophodytes cucullatus
  1. Lesser White-fronted Goose
  2. Anser erythropus
  1. Light-bellied Brent Goose
  2. Branta bernicla hrota
  1. Mallard
  2. Anas platyrhynchos
  1. Marbled Duck
  2. Marmaronetta angustirostris
  1. Merganser
  2. Mergus merganser
  1. Mute Swan
  2. Cygnus olor
  1. Northern Pintail
  2. Anas acuta
  1. Northern Shoveler
  2. Anas clypeata
  1. Pink-footed Goose
  2. Anser brachyrhynchus
  1. Pochard
  2. Aythya ferina
  1. Redhead
  2. Aythya americana
  1. Ruddy Duck
  2. Oxyura jamaicensis
  1. Shelduck
  2. Tadorna tadorna
  1. Snow Goose
  2. Anser caerulescens
  1. Stellers Eider
  2. Polysticta stelleri
  1. Surf Scoter
  2. Melanitta perspicillata
  1. Teal
  2. Anas crecca
  1. Tufted Duck
  2. Aythya fuligula
  1. Whistling Swan
  2. Cygnus columbianus
  1. White-headed Duck
  2. Oxyura leucocephala
  1. Wigeon
  2. Anas penelope
  1. Wood Duck
  2. Aix sponsa
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