Breeding ecology of Steller’s and spectacled eiders nesting near Barrow, Alaska
This study focuses on distribution and relative abundance of STEI and SPEI and avian predators in the Barrow area. Also focuses on nest success, productivity, habitat use, nesting chronology, and annual variation in breeding effort of STEI and avian predators.
Estimating distribution, abundance, and demographic parameters (mainly nest and brood survival) of eiders in the Barrow area using an intensive, low-level aerial survey.
Publications: Obritschkewitsch, T., and R. J. Ritchie. 2013. Steller’s Eider surveys near Barrow, Alaska, 2012. Report for Bureau of Land Management, Fairbanks, AK and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Fairbanks, AK by ABR, Inc., Fairbanks, AK.
Safine, D. E. 2012. Breeding ecology of Steller's and spectacled eiders nesting near Barrow, Alaska, 2011. U. S. Fish and WildlifeService, Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office, Fairbanks, Alaska. Technical Report.65 pp
Data and Resources
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