Velvet scoter

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Velvet scoter – Melanitta fusca – is a large migratory Eurasian sea duck of Type – waterbird, Family Anatidae and Order Anseriformes. It is a summer breeder to the NW Palearctic and winters in more temperate coastal areas of the W Palearctic. In the AWB Region it is a summer breeder to E Turkey and W Georgia, and it winters in the SE Black Sea and S Caspian Sea.

Type - waterbird - 
Summer Habitat - nests on the ground in Tundra or woodlands, near sea, lakes or rivers, 
Winter Habitat - Temperate coastal  waters, 

Order:	Anseriformes
Family:	Anatidae
Genus:	Melanitta

Species - Melanitta fusca
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