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Velvet Scoter
Melanitta fusca (Linnaeus, 1758)

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

Scientific synonyms

Anas fusca Linnaeus, 1758
Melanitta fusca fusca (Linnaeus, 1758)

Other names

= European Velvet Scoter
= White-winged Scoter

Vulnerable

Images

Melanitta fusca - Velvet Scoter

male

Author: Klaus Rudloff

Melanitta fusca - Velvet Scoter

male

Author: Klaus Rudloff

Melanitta fusca - Velvet Scoter

female

Author: Klaus Rudloff

Melanitta fusca - Velvet Scoter

female

Author: Klaus Rudloff

Melanitta fusca - Velvet Scoter

male

Author: Klaus Rudloff

Melanitta fusca - Velvet Scoter

male

Author: Klaus Rudloff

Melanitta fusca - Velvet Scoter

Author: Elias Neideck

Melanitta fusca - Velvet Scoter

male

Author: Jirka Schmidt

Taxon in country check-lists*

Europe: Czech Republic, North America: Canada

* List of countries might not be complete

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Links and literature

EN AOU Checklist of North and Middle American Birds 2013 [http://checklist.aou.org/], North American Classification Committee (NACC) [as Melanitta fusca]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
EN Bird Life 3 [22724836]

Bird Life [http://www.birdlife.org] [as Melanitta fusca (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2018
EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [96538]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [http://www.faunaeur.org] [as Melanitta fusca (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN Handbook of the Birds of the World (HBW) Alive [52922]

del Hoyo J., Elliott A., Sargatal J., Christie D.A. & de Juana E. (eds.).: Handbook of the Birds of the World (HBW) Alive [https://www.hbw.com/], Lynx Edicions, Barcelona [as Melanitta fusca Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 27 November 2018
EN Gill F. & Donsker D.: IOC World Bird List 10.2 [http://www.worldbirdnames.org/] [as Melanitta fusca (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 1 August 2020
CZ Hudec K. et al. (2003): Soustava a české názvosloví ptáků světa, Muzeum Komenského v Přerově. 462 pp. [as Melanitta fusca (Linnaeus, 1758)]
CZ Hudec K. (2012): Slovník historických českých názvů ptáků, Česká společnost ornitologická [as Melanitta fusca]
EN Clements, J. F.: eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world 6.7, Cornell Lab of Ornithology [as Melanitta fusca]
Data retrieved on: 7 April 2013
EN Clements, J. F.: eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world 6.7, Cornell Lab of Ornithology [as Melanitta fusca fusca]
Data retrieved on: 7 April 2013
EN Crochet P.-A., Joynt G.: AERC list of Western Palearctic birds December 2012 [as Melanitta fusca]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
ES Lilleleht V. , Lõhmus A. (1997): Scientific, Estonian and English names of birds of Europe [as Melanitta fusca]
Data retrieved on: 11 July 2010
Fenneman J. (2007): British Columbia Bird Checklist [as Melanitta fusca]
Data retrieved on: 25 January 2009

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