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Surf Scoter
Melanitta perspicillata (Linnaeus, 1758)
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Order:
  Anseriformes
Family:
  Anatidae
Genus:
  Melanitta

Scientific:
  Melanitta perspicillata

Citation:
  (Linnaeus, 1758)

Reference:
  Syst.Nat.ed.10 p.125

Protonym:
  Anas perspicillata

Avibase ID:
  624078BAC17F8111

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 175170

Geographic range:

  • Melanitta perspicillata: Northern North America; winters to Baja California and s US
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Surf Scoter
Czech:
  turpan pestrozobý
German:
  Brillenente
Danish:
  Brilleand
Spanish:
  Negrón Careto
Finnish:
  pilkkaniska
French:
  Macreuse à front blanc
Icelandic:
  Krákönd
Italian:
  Orco marino dagli occhiali
Japanese:
  aranamikinkuro
Japanese:
  アラナミキンクロ
Dutch:
  Brilzee-eend
Norwegian:
  Brilleand
Polish:
  uhla pstrodzioba
Portuguese:
  Pato-careto
Portuguese (Brazil):
  Surf Scoter
Russian:
  Пестроносый турпан
Slovak:
  turpan okuliarnatý
Swedish:
  vitnackad svärta
Chinese:
  斑头海番鸭


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (1886):
   Surf Scoter ( Oidemia perspicillata)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 1st suppl.):
   Surf Scoter ( Oidemia perspicillata)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 2nd suppl.):
   Surf Scoter ( Oidemia perspicillata)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 3rd suppl.):
   Surf Scoter ( Oidemia perspicillata)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 4th suppl.):
   Surf Scoter ( Oidemia perspicillata)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 5th suppl.):
   Surf Scoter ( Oidemia perspicillata)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 6th suppl.):
   Surf Scoter ( Oidemia perspicillata)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 7th suppl.):
   Surf Scoter ( Oidemia perspicillata)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (1895):
   Surf Scoter ( Oidemia perspicillata)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 8th suppl.):
   Surf Scoter ( Oidemia perspicillata)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 9th suppl.):
   Surf Scoter ( Oidemia perspicillata)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 10th suppl.):
   Surf Scoter ( Oidemia perspicillata)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 11th suppl.):
   Surf Scoter ( Oidemia perspicillata)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 12th suppl.):
   Surf Scoter ( Oidemia perspicillata)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 13th suppl.):
   Surf Scoter ( Oidemia perspicillata)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 14th suppl.):
   Surf Scoter ( Oidemia perspicillata)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 15th suppl.):
   Surf Scoter ( Oidemia perspicillata)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (1910):
   Surf Scoter ( Oidemia perspicillata)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 16th suppl.):
   Surf Scoter ( Oidemia perspicillata)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 17th suppl.):
   Surf Scoter ( Oidemia perspicillata)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 18th suppl.):
   Surf Scoter ( Oidemia perspicillata)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (1931):
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 19th suppl.):
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 20th suppl.):
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 21st suppl.):
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 22nd suppl.):
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 23rd suppl.):
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 24th suppl.):
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 25th suppl.):
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 26th suppl.):
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 27th suppl.):
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 28th suppl.):
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 29th suppl.):
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 30th suppl.):
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 31st suppl.):
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (1957):
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 32nd suppl.):
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 33rd suppl.):
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 34th suppl.):
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (1983):
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 35th suppl.):
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 36th suppl.):
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 37th suppl.):
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 38th suppl.):
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 39th suppl.):
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 40th suppl.):
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 41st suppl.):
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (1998):
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 42nd suppl.):
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 43rd suppl.):
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 44th suppl.):
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 45th suppl.):
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 56th suppl.):
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 57th suppl.):
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition):
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition, incl. Jan 2009 suppl.):
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Macreuse à front blanc ( Melanitta perspicillata)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Macreuse à front blanc ( Melanitta perspicillata)
Clements 1st edition:
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
Clements 3rd edition:
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
Clements 4th edition:
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
Clements 6th edition:
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
Clements, version 2015:
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
Clements, version 2016:
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
eBird version 1.50:
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
eBird version 1.52:
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
eBird version 1.53:
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
eBird version 1.54:
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
eBird version 1.55:
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
eBird version 2015:
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
eBird version 2016:
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.01:
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.02:
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.03:
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.04:
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.05:
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.01:
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.02:
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.03:
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.04:
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.01:
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.02:
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.03:
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.04:
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.01:
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.02:
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.03:
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.04:
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.01:
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
Oriental Bird Club:
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
James Lee Peters:
    Melanitta perspicillata
James Lee Peters (original):
    Melanitta perspicillata
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Melanitta perspicillata
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Surf Scoter ( Melanitta perspicillata)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Melanitta perspicillata
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Melanitta perspicillata

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms

Breton: An duanenn vailh
Catalan: Ànec negre americà, Ànec negre frontblanc
Czech: Turpan brýlový, Turpan pestrozobý
Welsh: Môr-hwyaden yr ewyn
Danish: Brilleand
German: Brillenente
English: Red-billed Scoter, Skunkhead Coot, Skunk-headed coot, Spotty-nosed Scoter, Surf Duck, Surf Scoter
Esperanto: Okulvitra maranaso
Spanish: Ánade marino de las rompientes, Negerón Careto, Negreta de Marejada, Negreta Nuca Blanca, negreta nuca-blanca, Negrón Careto, Negrón Costero
Spanish (Mexico): Negreta de Marejada, negreta nuca blanca, negreta nuca-blanca
Estonian: prillvaeras
Basque: Ahatebeltz kopetazuria, Ànec negre americà
Finnish: Pilkkaniska
Faroese: Nakkahvít kolont
French: Macreuse à front blanc, Macreuse à lunette, Macreuse à lunettes
Irish: Scótar Toinne
Galician: Ànec negre americà, Pentumeiro careto
Hebrew: קטיפנית משברים
Hungarian: Pápaszemes réce
Icelandic: Krákönd
Italian: Anitra dal becco largo, Anitra del becco largo, Edemia, Orco dagli occhiali, Orco marino dagli occhiali, Orco marino occhiali
Japanese: ara-nami kin-kuro, aranamikinkuro, Aranami-kinkuro
Japanese: アラナミキンクロ
Japanese (Kanji): 荒波金黒
Latin: Melanitta perspicillata, Oidemia perspicillata
Lithuanian: Baltakaktė nuodegulė, Baltakaktė nuodėgulė
Latvian: bangu pīle
Dutch: Brilzee-eend, Brilzeeëend, Brilzeeend, Brilzeeüend
Norwegian: Brilleand
Polish: Uhla amerykanska, Uhla amerykańska, uhla pstrodzioba
Pinyin: bān-tóu hǎi-fān-yā
Portuguese: Negrola-de-lunetas, Pato-careto
Russian: красноклювый турпан, Пестроносый турпан, Турпан пестроносый
Slovak: Turpan okuliarnatý
Slovenian: očalarka
Swedish: Vitnackad svärta
Turkish: Yamalı Ördek
Chinese: 斑头海番鸭
Chinese (Traditional): 斑頭海番鴨

 

         

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