Scoter bird picturesSCOTER
163. Oidemia americana. 19 inches.
Scoters or "Coots," as they are generally called, are Sea Ducks whose plumage is almost wholly black; base of the bill is yellow and orange.
This species nest similar to the Eiders, concealing it under overhanging rocks or in tufts of grass.
6 to 10 eggs of a dull buff color (2.50 x 1.70).