Black Scoter

Melanitta americana

ML123840101


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Philip Holt
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eBird Checklist S49986355
Red DOT Rd
Madison, Mississippi, United States
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Latitude and Longitude 32.4204, -90.085 Map

Age
Adult
Sex
Female
Behaviors
Breeding
Tags

Media notes

These female Black Scoters approached to within about 25 yards of the shore.

Observation details

The pair of female Black Scoters paddled around the marina basin, periodically taking short dives to feed off the bottom. Their dark caps and pales checks distinguish these two ducks from the other scoter species.

Technical Information

Model
COOLPIX P900
f-stop
f/6.3
Focal length
250 mm
Shutter speed
1/500 sec
ISO
280
Flash
Flash did not fire, auto
Original file size
6,237KB
Dimensions
4608 x 3456

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