Long-tailed Duck (Oldsquaw)

Clangula hyemalis

The breeding range of the Long-tailed Duck is extensive and occurs mostly outside of areas covered by most established waterfowl surveys, so there is very little information available to accurately and reliably quantify population size and trends for this species. The North American population of Long-tailed Duck has been crudely estimated at one million birds.

Sea Duck Information Series fact sheet

Long-tailed Duck: Species Knowledge Summary and Information Needs [PDF]

Aerial Identification video

Long-tailed Duck Photo Gallery

Long-tailed Duck Range Map



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Funding Opportunity for FY2017

Funding Opportunity for FY2017; opened July 8, closed Sept 26, 2016. Due to multi-year funding commitments, there will be no Funding Opportunity for FY2018

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