White-Winged Scoter

We shot our first white-winged scoter this morning. White-winged scoters are the third and most rare of the scoter species.  They are a highly prized sea duck in the Pamlico estuary.   It’s a beautiful, big-bodied bird distinguished by the white patch behind the ear and on the wing.  The hunting was steady this morning with a good mix of surfs and blacks.  There are also plenty of bluebills starting to show up.

We have open dates, and the open water duck hunting is only getting better.  Let’s have some fun and go duck hunting.  This is a unique experience that every duck hunter should see.

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