Black Scoter

Melanitta americana

Order

ANSERIFORMES

Family

Ducks, Geese and Swans (Anatidae)

Code 4

BLSC

Code 6

MENNIG

ITIS

HEAD

Black Scoter Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Spatulate
  • Eye Color: Dark brown.
  • Head pattern: Plain
  • Crown Color: Black
  • Forehead Color: Black
  • Nape Color: Black
  • Throat Color: Black
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Black Scoter Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 43-53 cm (17-21 in)
  • Weight: 1088 g (38.4 oz)
  • Size: Large (16 - 32 in)
  • Color Primary: Black, Sheen or Iridescence
  • Underparts: Black
  • Upperparts: Black
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Black Scoter Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Strong direct flight with powerful rapid wing beats.
  • Wingspan Range: 76-89 cm (30-35 in)
  • Wing Shape: Pointed-Wings
  • Tail shape: Squared Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Black
  • Under Tail: Black
  • Leg Color: Black
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