Male White-winged Scoter
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Characteristics
Colouring Black body with yellow patch on bill, red legs
Voice Male whistles, female growls
Feeds on Shellfish, shrimps, crabs
Flight Fast and low, heavy but strong
Nesting Ground
Social Flocks
Male White-winged Scoter
Male White-winged Scoter
Also Known As ..
Velvet Scoter
Page Last Updated 17/11/2017 20:08:00
Base Information
Sex Male
Age Both
Status Localised
Order Anseriformes
Family Anatidae
Species Melanitta fusca
Category Wildfowl
StdName White-winged Scoter
Vital Statistics
Length 52 to 59 cms
Weight 1100 to 1200 gms
Wingspan 90 to 99 cms
Lifespan 10 to 12 years
Beak Length Medium
Beak Width Medium
Beak Shape Spatulate
Tail Length Short
Distribution YCommon RRare VVery Rare NNot Seen
Region NAYNorth America
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Country USYUnited States
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Region EUYEurope
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Bird Id - Bird Identification - Male White-winged Scoter (Species=Melanitta fusca / Standard Name=White-winged Scoter)