Thanks to Bryan Prather for this amazing find! (And Diane Bricmont for
the phone call.) This Surf Scoter was a first winter male in
transition. He looked a bit like a pimply teenager. TOO WONDERFUL. 
We thought this bird would have been reported by others who were
contacted, or we would have reported about this cool guy sooner. 
Here are a few photos: [1]

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Andy Reago
St. Louis MO
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