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Velvet Scoter (Melanitta fusca) – reclassify from Vulnerable to Near Threatened

Please note: This discussion topic is one of a set about species that are endemic or nearly endemic to the European Union (EU), and whose status in the EU therefore effectively determines their global status. To ensure consistency between the … Continue reading

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Archived 2015 topics: Velvet Scoter (Melanitta fusca) – downlist from Endangered to Vulnerable?

Velvet Scoter Melanitta fusca breed in Scandinavia and Russia, east to the River Yenisey and south to Kazakhstan, with isolated populations in the Caucasus; it winters in the Baltic Sea and coastal W Europe, with some in the Black and … Continue reading

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