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Velvet, White-winged or Siberian Scoter

Melanitta [fusca, deglandi or stejnegeri] (= Melanitta fusca) (Linnaeus, C 1758)

The velvet scoter, also called a velvet duck, is a large sea duck, which breeds over the far north of Europe and the Palearctic west of the Yenisey basin. The genus name is derived from Ancient Greek melas "black" and netta "duck". The species name is from the Latin fuscus "dusky brown". Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Anseriformes
Family:
  Anatidae
Genus:
   Melanitta
Scientific:
  Melanitta fusca


Original description

Citation:
  (Linnaeus, C 1758)

Reference:
   Systema Naturae ed. 10 1 p.123

Protonym:
  Anas fusca

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/727028


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  8C602FD9D2A0A234

Avibase ID:
  avibase-8C602FD9

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/8C602FD9


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 175163

Geographic range:

  • Melanitta fusca: N Eurasia; winters Norway to Spain and Caspian Sea
  • Melanitta deglandi: Northern North America; winters to coastal s US
  • Melanitta stejnegeri: Breeds ne Asia; winters coastal e Asia to Japan and China
English:
Velvet, White-winged or Siberian Scoter
Czech:
turpan hnědý/kanadský/sibiřský
Danish:
Fløjlsand/Amerikansk/Sibirisk Fløjlsand
German:
Samt-/Höckersamt-/Kamtschatkasamtente
Spanish:
Negrón Especulado/Aliblanco/Siberiano
Spanish (Spain):
Negrón especulado/aliblanco/siberiano
Finnish:
pilkkasiipi
French:
Macreuse brune, M. à ailes blanches ou M. de Sibérie
Icelandic:
Korp-/kol-/surtönd
Japanese:
ヨーロッパビロードキンクロ/ビロードキンクロ/アメリカビロードキンクロ
Norwegian:
sjøorre/knoppsjøorre/sibirsjøorre
Polish:
uhla zwyczajna/garbonosa/azjatycka
Russian:
Турпан/Белокрылый/Горбоносый турпан
Slovak:
turpan tmavý/nosorohý/bielokrídly
Serbian:
Baršunasti/belokrili turpan
Swedish:
svärta/amerikansk/sibirisk knölsvärta
Chinese:
丝绒海番鸭/北美斑脸海番鸭/斑脸海番鸭


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Velvet Scoter ( Melanitta fusca) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Velvet Scoter ( Melanitta fusca) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Velvet Scoter ( Melanitta fusca) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Velvet Scoter ( Melanitta fusca) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Velvet Scoter ( Melanitta fusca) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Velvet Scoter ( Melanitta fusca) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 19th suppl.):
Velvet Scoter ( Melanitta fusca) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 20th suppl.):
Velvet Scoter ( Melanitta fusca) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 21st suppl.):
Velvet Scoter ( Melanitta fusca) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 22nd suppl.):
Velvet Scoter ( Melanitta fusca) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 23rd suppl.):
Velvet Scoter ( Melanitta fusca) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 34th suppl.):
White-winged Scoter ( Melanitta fusca) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (1983):
White-winged Scoter ( Melanitta fusca) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 35th suppl.):
White-winged Scoter ( Melanitta fusca) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 36th suppl.):
White-winged Scoter ( Melanitta fusca) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 37th suppl.):
White-winged Scoter ( Melanitta fusca) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 38th suppl.):
White-winged Scoter ( Melanitta fusca) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 39th suppl.):
White-winged Scoter ( Melanitta fusca) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 40th suppl.):
White-winged Scoter ( Melanitta fusca) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 41st suppl.):
White-winged Scoter ( Melanitta fusca) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (1998):
White-winged Scoter ( Melanitta fusca) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 42nd suppl.):
White-winged Scoter ( Melanitta fusca) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 43rd suppl.):
White-winged Scoter ( Melanitta fusca) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 44th suppl.):
White-winged Scoter ( Melanitta fusca) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 45th suppl.):
White-winged Scoter ( Melanitta fusca) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
White-winged Scoter ( Melanitta fusca) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
White-winged Scoter ( Melanitta fusca) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
White-winged Scoter ( Melanitta fusca) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
White-winged Scoter ( Melanitta fusca) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
White-winged Scoter ( Melanitta fusca) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
White-winged Scoter ( Melanitta fusca) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
White-winged Scoter ( Melanitta fusca) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
White-winged Scoter ( Melanitta fusca) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
White-winged Scoter ( Melanitta fusca) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
White-winged Scoter ( Melanitta fusca) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 56th suppl.):
White-winged Scoter ( Melanitta fusca) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 57th suppl.):
White-winged Scoter ( Melanitta fusca) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 58th suppl.):
White-winged Scoter ( Melanitta fusca) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 59th suppl.):
White-winged Scoter ( Melanitta fusca) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Velvet, White-winged or Siberian Scoter ( Melanitta [fusca, deglandi or stejnegeri])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Velvet or White-winged Scoter ( Melanitta [fusca or deglandi])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Velvet or White-winged Scoter ( Melanitta [fusca or deglandi])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Velvet or White-winged Scoter ( Melanitta [fusca or deglandi])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Velvet or White-winged Scoter ( Melanitta [fusca or deglandi])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Velvet or White-winged Scoter ( Melanitta [fusca or deglandi])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Velvet or White-winged Scoter ( Melanitta [fusca or deglandi])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Velvet, White-winged or Stejneger's Scoter ( Melanitta [fusca, deglandi or stejnegeri])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Velvet, White-winged or Siberian Scoter ( Melanitta [fusca, deglandi or stejnegeri])
Birdlife checklist version 00:
White-winged Scoter ( Melanitta fusca) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
White-winged Scoter ( Melanitta fusca) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
White-winged Scoter ( Melanitta fusca) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
White-winged Scoter ( Melanitta fusca) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
White-winged Scoter ( Melanitta fusca) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
White-winged Scoter ( Melanitta fusca) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
White-winged Scoter ( Melanitta fusca) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
White-winged Scoter ( Melanitta fusca) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
White-winged Scoter ( Melanitta fusca) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
White-winged Scoter ( Melanitta fusca) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
White-winged Scoter ( Melanitta fusca) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
White-winged Scoter ( Melanitta fusca) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
White-winged Scoter ( Melanitta fusca) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
White-winged Scoter ( Melanitta fusca) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
White-winged Scoter ( Melanitta fusca) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
White-winged Scoter ( Melanitta fusca) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
White-winged Scoter ( Melanitta fusca) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
White-winged Scoter ( Melanitta fusca) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
White-winged Scoter ( Melanitta fusca) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
White-winged Scoter ( Melanitta fusca) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
White-winged Scoter ( Melanitta fusca) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
White-winged Scoter ( Melanitta fusca) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
White-winged Scoter ( Melanitta fusca) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
White-winged Scoter ( Melanitta fusca) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
White-winged Scoter ( Melanitta fusca) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
White-winged Scoter ( Melanitta fusca) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
White-winged Scoter ( Melanitta fusca) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
White-winged Scoter ( Melanitta fusca) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
White-winged Scoter ( Melanitta fusca) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
White-winged Scoter ( Melanitta fusca) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
White-winged Scoter ( Melanitta fusca) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
White-winged Scoter ( Melanitta fusca) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
White-winged Scoter ( Melanitta fusca) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Velvet/White-winged Scoter ( Melanitta fusca/deglandi)
eBird version 2019:
Velvet/White-winged/Stejneger's Scoter ( Melanitta fusca/deglandi/stejnegeri)
eBird version 2021:
Velvet/White-winged/Stejneger's Scoter ( Melanitta fusca/deglandi/stejnegeri)
eBird version 2022:
Velvet/White-winged/Stejneger's Scoter ( Melanitta fusca/deglandi/stejnegeri)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Velvet Scoter ( Melanitta fusca) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Velvet Scoter ( Melanitta fusca) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
White-winged Scoter ( Melanitta fusca) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
White-winged Scoter ( Melanitta fusca) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
White-winged Scoter ( Melanitta fusca) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
White-winged Scoter ( Melanitta fusca) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
White-winged Scoter ( Melanitta fusca) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
White-winged Scoter ( Melanitta fusca) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
White-winged Scoter ( Melanitta fusca) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
White-winged Scoter ( Melanitta fusca) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
White-winged Scoter ( Melanitta fusca) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Velvet Scoter ( Melanitta fusca) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Velvet Scoter ( Melanitta fusca) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
White-winged Scoter ( Melanitta fusca) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
White-winged Scoter ( Melanitta fusca) [version 1]
Oriental Bird Club:
White-winged Scoter ( Melanitta fusca) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Melanitta fusca [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Melanitta fusca [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Melanitta fusca [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
White-winged Scoter ( Melanitta fusca) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
White-winged Scoter ( Melanitta fusca) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
White-winged Scoter ( Melanitta fusca) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Melanitta fusca [version 1]

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Species status: species group (sometimes a species)

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Arabic: بط اسقطور ابيض الجناح x مخملي x سيبيري
Asturian: Coríu Pintu
Azerbaijani: Qılquyruq ördək
Belarusian: Нырок-свірок
Bulgarian: Кадифена / Американска кадифена / Сибирска кадифена потапница, Кадифена потапница
Breton: An duanenn bras
Catalan: Ànec fosc, Ánnera fosca, Morell de mar fosc
Catalan (Balears): Ánnera fosca
Valencian: Morell de mar fosc
Czech: dř. kachna hnědá, Kachna hnědá, Turpan hnedý, Turpan hnědý, turpan hnědý/kanadský/sibiřský, turpan hnìdý
Welsh: Hwyad felfedog, Hwyaden felfedog, Môr-hwyaden y gogledd
Danish: Amerikansk Fløjlsand, Fløjlsand, Fløjlsand/Amerikansk/Sibirisk Fløjlsand
German: Höckerschnabelente, Samt-/Höckersamt-/Kamtschatkasamtente, Samtente
Greek: Βελουδόπαπια
English: European white-winged scoter, Velvet or White-winged Scoter, Velvet Scoter, Velvet, White-winged or Siberian Scoter, Velvet, White-winged or Stejneger's Scoter, Velvet/White-winged Scoter, Velvet/White-winged/Stejneger's Scoter, White-winged Scoter
English (United Kingdom): Velvet/White-winged Scoter
English, HBW: Velvet/White-winged Scoter/Siberian
English (IOC): Velvet/White-winged Scoter, Velvet/White-winged/Stejneger's Scoter
English (United States): Velvet/White-winged/Stejneger's Scoter
Esperanto: Blankspegula maranaso
Spanish: Ánade marino de alas blancas, Negreta Ala Blanca, negreta alablanca, Negreta Alas Blancas, Negreta Aliblanca, Negrón aliblanco, Negrón Común, Negrón Especulado, Negrón Especulado/Aliblanco/Siberiano
Spanish (Spain): Negrón Especulado, Negrón especulado/aliblanco/siberiano
Spanish (HBW): Velvet/White-winged Scoter
Inupiatun, North Alaskan: killalik
Spanish (Mexico): negreta ala blanca, negreta alablanca, Negreta Alas Blancas, Negreta Alas Blancas Euroasiática/Americana/de Stejneger, Negreta Aliblanca
Estonian: Tõmmuvaeras
Basque: Ahate hegalzuria sp., Ahatebeltz hegazuria, Ahatebetz hegazuri, Ànec fosc
Finnish: Pilkkasiipi, pilkkasiipi/kyhmypilkkasiipi
Faroese: Spegilsont, Spegils-ont
French: Macreuse à ailes blanche, Macreuse à ailes blanches, Macreuse brune, Macreuse brune ou M. à ailes blanches, Macreuse brune, M. à ailes blanches ou M. de Sibérie
Irish: Sceadach
Gaelic: Lach Dhubh
Galician: Ànec fosc, pentumeiro de á branca, Pentumeiro de ala branca
Manx: Laagh ghoo
Hebrew: קטיפנית לבנת-כנף, קטיפנית שחומה, קטיפנית שחומה/לבנת כנף/סיבירית
Croatian: Patka kulašica
Hungarian: Füstös réce
Armenian: [Turpan ], Տուրպան
Icelandic: Korp-/kol-/surtönd, Korpönd
Italian: Orco marino, Orco marino comune, Orco marino europeo
Japanese (romaji): biroadokinkuro, birōdo kin-kuro, biro-dokinkuro, Biroodo-kinkuro, Biroudo-kinkuro, yo-roppabiro-dokinkuro
Japanese: ビロアドキンクロ, ビロードキンクロ, ヨーロッパビロードキンクロ, ヨーロッパビロードキンクロ/アメリカビロードキンクロ, ヨーロッパビロードキンクロ/ビロードキンクロ/アメリカビロードキンクロ
Japanese (Kanji): 天鵞絨金黒
Georgian: თეთრფრთიანი გარიელა, ტურპანი
Khakas: Хара öртек
Kazakh: Дєњтұмсық тұрпан, Кәдімгі тұрпан
Kazakh (Transliteration): kädimgi turpan
Korean: 검둥오리사촌
Korean (Transliteration): geomdung-ori-sachon
Cornish: Mor-hos paly
Scientific: Anas fusca, Melanitta [fusca or deglandi], Melanitta [fusca, deglandi or stejnegeri], Melanitta deglandi, Melanitta deglandi deglandi, Melanitta fusca, Melanitta fusca fusca, Melanitta fusca/deglandi, Melanitta fusca/deglandi/stejnegeri, Oedemia deglandi
Luxembourgish: Brong Mierint
Lithuanian: Nuodegule, Nuodėgulė
Latvian: Baltspoguļa tumšpīle, Tumšā pīle
Macedonian: белокрила црнка
Mongolian: Дөрт нугас, Тольт монхдой
Mongolian (Bichig): ᠲᠣᠯᠡᠲᠣ ᠮᠣᠩᠬᠳᠠᠢ
Mongolian (Bichig, Inner Mongolia): ᠪᠣᠢᠢᠯᠠᠲᠣ ᠨᠣᠭᠣᠰᠣ
Mongolian (Cyrillic, Inner Mongolia): Буйлт нугас, Хар дөрт нугас
Mongolian (Transliteration): built nugas, dört nug as, khar dört nug as, tol't moŋkhdoi
Dutch: Grote Zee-eend, Grote Zeeëend, Grote Zeeend, Grote Zeeüend
Norwegian: Heiand, Sjøorre, sjøorre/knoppsjøorre, sjøorre/knoppsjøorre/sibirsjøorre
Polish: uhla, uhla (zwyczajna), Uhla zwycajna, uhla zwyczajna, uhla zwyczajna/garbonosa/azjatycka
Pinyin: bān liǎn hǎi-fān-yā, hǎi-fān yā, qí-zuǐ yā
Portuguese: pato fusco, Pato-fusco
Portuguese (Portugal): Negrola-d'asa-branca, Negrola-d'asa-branca/Negrola-de-degland/de-stejneger, negrola-d'asa-branca/negrola-ocidental/negrola-siberiana
Romansh: Anda da vali
Romanian: Rață catifelată
Russian: Turpan, Горбоносый турпан, Обыкновенный турпан, Турпан, Турпан обыкновенный, Турпан/Белокрылый/Горбоносый турпан
Scots: Lach dhub
Northern Sami: Skoarra
Slovak: Turpan tmavý, turpan tmavý/nosorohý/bielokrídly
Slovenian: beloliska
Albanian: Rosa e zezë krahëbardhë
Serbian: baršunasti turpan, Baršunasti/belokrili turpan, Баршунасти турпан
Swedish: Svärta, svärta/amerikansk/sibirisk knölsvärta, svärta/knölsvärta
Turkish: Kadife ördek, Melanitta fusca/deglandi/stejnegeri, Кәдімгі тұрпан
Ukrainian: Турпан, Турпан білокрилий
Chinese: [ban lian hai-fan-ya], [qí-zui ya], 丝绒海番鸭/北美斑脸海番鸭/斑脸海番鸭, 奇嘴鸭, 斑脸海帆鸭, 斑脸海番鸭, 斑臉海番鴨, 海番鸭
Chinese (Traditional): 奇嘴鴨, 斑臉海番鴨, 海番鴨

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