Common Scoter

Melanitta nigra


Winter visitor and passage migrant. Red list species.



BOU Name
Common Scoter
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Most Recent Records recorded via website

Name Date SiteName Observer Num Notes
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
Common Scoter 21 Feb 2019 Goldhanger Alan Shearring 11
Common Scoter 10 Feb 2019 West Mersea Stephen Entwistle 1 Female
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