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American Scoter
Melanitta americana (Swainson, 1832)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Anseriformes »  family Anatidae - ducks, geese and swans »  genus Melanitta

Scientific synonyms

Melanitta nigra americana (Swainson, 1832)

Other names

= Black Scoter

[There are yet no texts for this record.]

Links and literature

EN AOU Checklist of North and Middle American Birds 2013 [http://checklist.aou.org/], North American Classification Committee (NACC) [as Melanitta americana]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
EN Bird Life 5.1 [31681]

Bird Life [http://www.birdlife.org] [as Melanitta americana (Swainson, 1832)]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [96536]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [http://www.faunaeur.org] [as Melanitta americana (Swainson, 1832)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN Gill F. & Donsker D.: IOC World Bird List 3.3 [http://www.worldbirdnames.org/] [as Melanitta americana (Swainson, 1832)]
Data retrieved on: 11 April 2013
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013.2 [22732425]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [http://www.iucnredlist.org/] [as Melanitta americana (Swainson, 1832)]
Data retrieved on: 27 January 2014
EN Crochet P.-A., Joynt G.: AERC list of Western Palearctic birds December 2012 [http://www.aerc.eu/tac.html] [as Melanitta americana]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
EN Clements, J. F.: eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world 6.7 [http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementsche...], Cornell Lab of Ornithology [as Melanitta americana]
Data retrieved on: 7 April 2013

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