Scoter bill color

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Scoter bill color

Postby Parkerswaterfowl » Tue Nov 05, 2013 1:10 pm

Does anyone know what the color is for scoter beaks didn't know if my one knew the exact one to save me some mixing of paint thanks
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Re: Scoter bill color

Postby BBK » Tue Nov 05, 2013 2:27 pm

Hens are typically same as bluebill/hen ruddy.. or close enough. For bluebills I use the $1 walmart gray primer.
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Re: Scoter bill color

Postby ScaupHunter » Tue Nov 05, 2013 2:29 pm

Depending on which Scoter, it could be black, white, red, orange, yellow for drakes. For hens it is a mix of different colors depending on subsecies. Google earth pictures of the birds you plan to hunt and match up from there.
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