Order
Anseriformes
Family
Anatidae
Genus
Melanitta
 
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White-winged Scoter Melanitta deglandi

Patrick W. Brown and Leigh H. Fredrickson
Version: 1.1 — Published January 8, 2019

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Figure 1. Distribution of the White-winged Scoter in North America. - Range Map
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  • Year-round
  • Migration
  • Breeding
  • Non-Breeding
Figure 1. Distribution of the White-winged Scoter in North America.

Winters primarily along the Pacific and Atlantic coasts, but also Lake Erie, Lake Ontario, and southern Lake Michigan. Uncommon to rare in other inland lakes during migration and winter. This species also breeds in eastern Asia.

Recommended Citation

Brown, P. W. and L. H. Fredrickson (2019). White-winged Scoter (Melanitta deglandi), version 1.1. In The Birds of North America (P. G. Rodewald, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/bna.whwsco4.01.1