Melanitta nigra (Common scoter) is a species of birds in the family Anatidae. It is associated with freshwater habitat. It is found in the Palearctic and the Nearctic. It is a diurnal invertivore. Individuals are known to live for 16.8 years and can grow to 1117 g. Reproduction is dioecious. Melanitta nigra (Common scoter) has parental care (only female provides care).
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