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Point Pelee National Park of Canada

Birds of Point Pelee National Park

Image of: Scoter, Black
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Scoter, Black
-Melanitta nigra (Linnaeus)

Adult male: Plumage entirely black except under surface of flight feathers, which is grey (contrasting with black under wing coverts). Eye brown. Bill black with swollen basal part yellow to orange. Legs brownish black.