Surf Scoter, Melanitta perspicillata, Black Scoter, Melanitta nigra, scoter, Assateague Island, Chincoteague National Wi, photo

Mixed Flock of Scoters

Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge, Virginia, USA

A mixed flock of male and female Surf Scoters (Melanitta perspicillata) and Black Scoters (Melanitta nigra) flies over the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Assateague Island at Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge.