Tag: Melanitta perspicillata

Surf scoters Melanitta perspicillata aggregate in association with ephemerally abundant polychaetes

Surf Scoter (Melanitta perspicillata) Science Article 1 abstract […] During the week of 16-23 April 2003, we observed an unusually large aggregation of sea ducks and a Gray Whale Eschrichtius robustus foraging at Mapleguard Point, located in the southern portion of Baynes Sound, after which the site was abandoned. The flock consisted primarily of Surf […]