velvet scoter

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velvet scoter

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(Animals) a European sea duck, Melanitta fusca, the male of which has a black plumage with white patches below the eyes and on the wings
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Based on 31 years of monitoring of autumn migrating waterfowl on the southern coast of Finland, Eurasian wigeon Anas penelope, common teal, tufted duck Aythya fuligula, velvet scoter Melanitta fusca and common goldeneye have delayed their migration, which might have repercussions for adult survival due to varying hunting and predation pressures along the migration routes (Lehikoinen & Jaatinen 2012).
Nesting ecology of white-winged scoters Melanitta fusca deglandi at Redberry Lake, Saskatchewan.
The species included in the analysis are the following: Anas acuta, Anser albifrons, Anser anser, Anser brachyrhynchus, Anas clypeata, Anas crecca, Anser erythropus, Anser fabalis, Aythya ferina, Aythya fuligula, Aythya marila, Aythya nyroca, Anas penelope, Anas platyrhynchos, Anas querquedula, Anas strepera, Branta bernicla, Bucephala clangula, Branta leucopsis, Branta ruficollis, Cygnus columbianus, Cygnus cygnus, Clangula hyemalis, Cygnus olor, Mergellus albellus, Marmaronetta angustirostris, Melanitta fusca, Mergus merganser, Melanitta nigra, Mergus serrator, Netta rufina, Oxyura leucocephala, Polysticta stelleri, Somateria mollissima, Tadorna ferruginea, Tadorna tadorna.
histrionicus White-winged scoter macreuse brune Melanitta fusca 3 Black scoter macreuse noire M.
olor (Gmelin), mute swan I O Dendrocygna bicolor (Vieillot), I R fulvous whistling-duck Histrionicus histrionicus N R (Linnaeus), harlequin duck Lophodytes cucullatus (Linnacus), I O hooded merganser Melanitta fusca (Linnaeus), N R white-winged scoter M.
land Islands (for example, Velvet Scoter, Melanitta fusca and Woodcock Scolopax rusticola).
1994: The effects of disturbance caused by boating on survival and behaviour of velvet scoter Melanitta fusca ducklings.
Velvet Scoter, Melanitta fusca, Goldeneye, Bucephala clangula).
SEVERAL YEARS AGO, Gwich'in hunters and elders began to wonder why "black ducks" (the local name for white-winged scoters Melanitta fusca and surf scoters M.
White-winged scoter, Melanitta fusca, populations and nesting on Redberry Lake, Saskatchewan.