Black Scoter Melanitta americana



This large sea duck is facing threats from a number of sources, but mainly from pollution and impact from oil spills, drilling and exploration. Like many species that congregate in large flocks in winter, the Black Scoter is also quite vulnerable to disease.

Factsheet: Black Scoter Melanitta americana

 

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