|Common Name:||Scoter. Black|
|Scientific Name:||Melanitta americana|
|Area:||Huddleston Pond - Willamina, Oregon|
|Date:||October 31, 2018|
Scoters are usually found along the coast-line, but this one some how traveled over the coast range of mountains to the Willamette Valley.
|Reference:||The Sibley Guide to Birds by Sibley / Stokes Field Guide to Birds Western Region by Stokes & Stokes / National Geographic Field Guide to the Birds of Western North America by Dunn & Alderfer||