Velvet Scoter

Melanitta fusca

Scarce winter visitor and passage migrant. Rare in summer.

BOU Name
Velvet Scoter
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Most Recent Records recorded via website

Name Date SiteName Observer Num Notes
Velvet Scoter 07 Jan 2019 Tollesbury Wick NR EWT Alan Shearring 1 male
Velvet Scoter 05 Dec 2018 Frinton-on-Sea Paul Brayshaw 2 @ 1230
Velvet Scoter 20 Nov 2018 Frinton-on-Sea Paul Brayshaw 1
Velvet Scoter 19 Nov 2018 Holland Haven Simon Cox 3
Velvet Scoter 27 Oct 2018 Frinton-on-Sea Paul Brayshaw 1
Velvet Scoter 03 Dec 2017 TL9708 Steve Grimwade 3
Velvet Scoter 16 Nov 2017 Canvey Island, Thames Estuary David Morrison 2 One up river at 9.18am and then a 2nd found by another observer looking towards the Pier.
Velvet Scoter 19 Oct 2017 Frinton-on-Sea Paul Brayshaw 2 @ 0859
Velvet Scoter 10 Apr 2017 Abberton Reservoir Peter Triston 1 on far point between Peldon bay Wig bay thanks to Colin Mackenzie-Grieve
Velvet Scoter 09 Apr 2017 Abberton Reservoir Sean Nixon 1 Lodge Lane
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