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Black Scoter

Melanitta americana (Swainson, 1832)

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The table provided below compares authorities for this taxon and related concept. Names in red are those that differ from the name in the column located immediately to the left.
Species concept Birdlife checklist version 02Birdlife checklist version 03Birdlife checklist version 04Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012)Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013)Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014)Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015)Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016)
Melanitta [nigra or americana] Melanitta nigra
Black Scoter
Melanitta nigra
Black Scoter
Melanitta nigra
Black Scoter
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
* Melanitta nigra  
 
 
 
 
 
Melanitta nigra
Common Scoter
Melanitta nigra
Common Scoter
Melanitta nigra
Common Scoter
Melanitta nigra
Common Scoter
Melanitta nigra
Common Scoter
* Melanitta americana  
 
 
 
 
 
Melanitta americana
Black Scoter
Melanitta americana
Black Scoter
Melanitta americana
Black Scoter
Melanitta americana
Black Scoter
Melanitta americana
Black Scoter

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