Stejneger’s Scoter

Melanitta stejnegeri

Order

ANSERIFORMES

Family

Ducks, Geese and Swans (Anatidae)

Code 4

STSC

Code 6

MELSTE

ITIS

HEAD

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  • Bill Shape: Spatulate
  • Eye Color: Male's iris is white or very pale gray, female and immature have dark brown eyes.
  • Head pattern: Eyeline, Plain
  • Crown Color: Black in males, brown in females.
  • Forehead Color: Forehead is black in males, and brown in females and immatures.
  • Nape Color: Male has a black nape; female and immature have a brown nape.
  • Throat Color: Male has a black throat; female and immature have brown throats.
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Stejneger’s Scoter Body Illustration.jpg
  • Length Range: 51-56 cm (20-22 in)
  • Weight: 1360 g (48 oz)
  • Size: Large (16 - 32 in)
  • Color Primary: Brown, Black, Sheen or Iridescence
  • Underparts: Male underparts are black; female and immature have medium brown to light brown underparts.
  • Upperparts: Male upperparts are black; female and immature have medium brown to light brown upperrarts.
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

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  • Flight Pattern: Direct flight on rapid wingbeats.
  • Wingspan Range: 86-99 cm (34-39 in)
  • Wing Shape: Pointed-Wings
  • Tail shape: Squared Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Uppertail of male is black while female and immature are brown.
  • Under Tail: Undertail of male is black; female and immature have brown undertails.
  • Leg Color: Legs are dusky pink in males, and dark, dusky red-gray in females.
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