Surf Scoter - Anatidae Melanitta perspicillata
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Juvenile Surf Scoter

Photo Details
This is a juvenile Surf Scoter
November 7, 2004 - Antelope Island Causeway, Davis County, Utah - ©Jack Binch

Both sexes have white eyes. Juveniles are similar to females but have black eyes.
Source: Seattle Audubon Society, National Geographic Field Guide
L 20" WS 30". Adult male Black with orange bill with a black pot inside a white spot -  white forehead and white patch on the back of the neck -  juvenile brown with dark cap  highlighted with white patch below the cap

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