Surf Scoter (Melanitta perspicillata)

Male and Female, Jones Beach, December 28, 2021

First seen in Pelham Bay Park on February 23, 2019.

We've gotten distant looks at these and other scoters a few times. Unfortunate, since they have such an interesting looking face.

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