Male Common Scoter
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Characteristics
Colouring All black body with yellow patch on bill
Voice Male musical whistle, female deep growl
Feeds on Shellfish, crustaceans and worms
Flight Fast and low
Nesting Ground
Social Flocks
Male Common Scoter
Male Common Scoter
Also Known As ..
Black Scoter
Page Last Updated 23/11/2017 06:40:00
Base Information
Sex Male
Age Both
Status Secure
Order Anseriformes
Family Anatidae
Species Melanitta nigra
Category Wildfowl
StdName Common Scoter
Vital Statistics
Length 45 to 54 cms
Weight 1200 to 1400 gms
Wingspan 79 to 90 cms
Lifespan 10 to 15 years
Beak Length Short
Beak Width Medium
Beak Shape Spatulate
Tail Length Short
Distribution YCommon RRare VVery Rare NNot Seen
Region EUYEurope
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Region NANNorth America
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Country USNUnited States
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Bird Id - Bird Identification - Male Common Scoter (Species=Melanitta nigra / Standard Name=Common Scoter)