WoRMS taxon details

Melanitta perspicillata (Linnaeus, 1758)

159095  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159095)

accepted
Species
marine
Distribution North America; Oceania; range extends from Newfoundland and the Gulf of St. Lawrence to northern Florida  
Distribution North America; Oceania; range extends from Newfoundland and the Gulf of St. Lawrence to northern Florida [details]
WoRMS (2018). Melanitta perspicillata (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159095 on 2018-02-18
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basis of record Banks, R.C., R.W. McDiarmid, and A.L. Gardner. 1987. Checklist of vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Resource Publication No. 166. 79 p. [details]   

additional source Robbins, C. S. (1983). Golden field Guide to Birds of North America. Golden press. 360p. [details]   

additional source Grand Manan Whale and Seabird Research Station., available online at http://www.gmwsrs.org/main.htm [details]   

additional source Linkletter, L. E. (1977). A checklist of marine fauna and flora of the Bay of Fundy. Huntsman Marine Laboratory, St. Andrews, N.B. 68: p. [details]   

additional source Peterson, R.T.; Peterson, V.M. (2002). A field guide to the birds of eastern and central North America. Fifth Edition. Peterson Field Guide Series. Houghton Mifflin Company. New York. 427 p. [details]   

additional source Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp., available online at http://www.vliz.be/imisdocs/publications/145561.pdf [details]   

additional source Squires, H.J. 1990. Decapod Crustacea of the Atlantic coast of Canada. Canadian Bulletin of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 221. 532 p. [details]   

additional source Vanner, M. 2003. The encyclopedia of North American birds. Paragon Publishing. Bath. 383 p. [details]   

additional source Gallardo, J. C., V. Macías, and E. Velarde. 2009. Birds (Vertebrata: Aves) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 1321–1342 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas. [details]   

additional source Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at http://www.itis.gov [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Dimensions Length: 20" (51 cm) [details]

Distribution North America; Oceania; range extends from Newfoundland and the Gulf of St. Lawrence to northern Florida [details]

Reproduction Breeds from Newfoundland and northwestern Ontario to Alaska and south to central Alberta and British Columbia. Winters on the Atlantic coast from Newfoundland to Florida and on the Pacific from Alaska to Mexico; rarely on the Great Lakes. [details]
 

LanguageName 
Danish brilleand  [details]
Dutch brilzee-eend  [details]
English surf scoter  [details]
French macreuse à front blanc  [details]
German Brillenente  [details]
Japanese アラナミキンクロ  [details]
Lithuanian baltakaktė nuodėgulė  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål brilleand  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk brilleand  [details]
Polish uhla pstrodzioba  [details]
Russian пестроносый турпан  [details]
Slovenian očalarka  [details]
Spanish negrón careto  [details]
Swedish vitnackad svärta  [details]
Turkish sörfçü kara ördek  [details]
Welsh môr-hwyaden yr ewyn  [details]