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Black scoter

Melanitta nigra

Description:

Male: all black with bright yellow/orange bump on bill; female is brown with lighter coloured neck and cheek

Habitat:

Along the shore of the Bay Fundy; rocky shoreline

Notes:

I often see these guys mixed in with eiders and surf scoters

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Alison
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Alison

Spotted on Jun 8, 2011
Submitted on Jun 20, 2011

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