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Collections from Storage: A Visit to our Hidden Treasures

Surf Scoter
Accession number : A-77-83-Hi-S
Scientific Name : Melanitta perspicillata
English Name : Surf Scoter
French Name : Macreuse à front blanc
Specimen Nature : mounted specimen
Age or Developmental Stage : adult
Sex : male
Locality Description : Godbout (Quebec, Canada)
Date Collected : 1893

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This scoter is entirely black except for white spots on the forehead and nape.

Credits : Musée de la nature et des sciences, Sherbrooke

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