White-winged Scoter

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White-winged Scoter: for more photos, see Sitka Nature Photo Gallery for Melanitta fusca
Locale   Sp     Su     F     W     Br  
SE Alaska (edit) C FC C C -
Yakutat (edit) C C C C R
Skagway (edit) C R R - -
Haines (edit) C C C C -
Glacier Bay (edit) C C C C -
Juneau (edit) C U C C -
Sitka (edit) C FC C C -
Stikine (edit)
S Outer Islands (edit)
Ketchikan (edit) C U C C -
Offshore (edit)
White-winged Scoter (Melanitta fusca): Common Fall, Winter and Spring, and Uncommon to Fairly Common in Summer.

Summering birds through most of the region are non-breeders, though (apparently) a Rare breeder near Yakutat.

Almost exclusively found on salt water.

  • Winter C in HNS, absent in SKG?
  • Breeding at Yakutat? Not showing that on BoW map

SEAK QBR Mentions

  • none

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