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Photos of Black Scoter, American Scoter - Melanitta americana

Last modified on 2023-05-06. Dedicated page for wildlife photographers. Here, you will find valuable information including camera settings, date, and location for each photo. For more information about the species itself, please visit our website Fauna & Flora Photography, Black Scoter, American Scoter (Melanitta americana)

A large sea duck, characterised by its bulky shape and large bill. The species breeds in the far North of Canada, in Labrador and Newfoundland and migrates into more moderate regions South. Dives for crustacean and mollusks.

Black Scoter (Melanitta americana)


NIKON D500; 300mm f/4.0; Focal Length 420mm; Exposure 1/1000; Aperture f5.6; Iso 100;

Written and regularly updated by Karl-Heinz Müller, Dipl. Natw. ETH, Biology. With 10 years of experience in wildlife photography, Karl-Heinz shares first-hand, on-site collected observations, photos and videos from his frequent visits to parks in Montreal and surrounding areas.

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