Population status

White-winged Scoter
(Melanitta fusca)

White-winged Scoter is thought to be the most abundant of the three species wintering on both coasts, but precise estimates of wintering population size are not available. Detailed information on the population status of waterfowl species is available in the Population Status of Migratory Game Birds in Canada report (summarized version). To obtain a copy of the full version of this report, including tables and graphs, please contact MBRegs.Reports@canada.ca.