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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