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)

Most Recent Records recorded via website

Name Date SiteName Observer Num Notes
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
Common Scoter 02 Feb 2019 Naze, The Brian Combes 1 North
Common Scoter 11 Jan 2019 Holland Haven George Brown 3 flying E over sea.
Common Scoter 30 Dec 2018 West Mersea Stephen Entwistle 11 Seen from Victoria esplanade (8 on sea.3 flyby.
Common Scoter 24 Dec 2018 Tollesbury Wick NR EWT Simon Satchell 1
Common Scoter 19 Dec 2018 Frinton-on-Sea Paul Brayshaw 31
Common Scoter 15 Dec 2018 Naze, The Brian Combes 6 South
Common Scoter 14 Dec 2018 Frinton-on-Sea Paul Brayshaw 6 S
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