Common Scoter

Melanitta nigra


Winter visitor and passage migrant. Red list species.



BOU Name
Common Scoter
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All records. Age/sex. (RED LIST SPECIES)
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Most Recent Records recorded via website

Name Date SiteName Observer Num Notes
Common Scoter 30 Jul 2019 Frinton-on-Sea Paul Brayshaw 118
Common Scoter 26 Jul 2019 Frinton-on-Sea Paul Brayshaw 7 6N 1S
Common Scoter 09 Apr 2019 Beckton Gary A James 12 upriver at 10.58 then back down at 11.05.
Common Scoter 04 Apr 2019 Frinton-on-Sea Paul Brayshaw 58 16+42 south
Common Scoter 31 Mar 2019 Frinton-on-Sea Paul Brayshaw 16
Common Scoter 31 Mar 2019 Holland Haven Matt Turner 3
Common Scoter 31 Mar 2019 Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT) Paul Larkin 4 Including two drakes on the river. Eventually flew out.
Common Scoter 27 Mar 2019 Abberton Reservoir Steve Grimwade 4 2 males and 2 females from Abberton Church
Common Scoter 27 Mar 2019 Abberton Reservoir David Hale 4 2 male 2 female, Church. Thanks to Steve Grimwade.
Common Scoter 06 Mar 2019 West Mersea David Allen 10 distant view. Possible velvet amongst them
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