Point Pelee National Park of Canada
Birds of Point Pelee National Park
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-Melanitta perspicillata (Linnaeus)
Adult male: Plumage black with white triangle on forehead and another on nape. Bill with base swollen and elevated along ridge abruptly descending over nostrils; a roundish or squarish black patch on sides of bill near base, bordered behind and above by orange or red and in front and below by white; ridge and nasal area reddish; nail yellowish. Eye white. Legs reddish on out side, orange inner side with blackish blotches; webs blackish.