Sea Duck Joint Venture Projects

Project #TitleYearLead Institution(s)Project LeadLocationFocal Species
176An integrated model of scoter populations in eastern North America with a focus on estimating survival2024Pennsylvania State UniversityFrances BudermanAtlantic FlywayBlack Scoter, White-winged Scoter, Surf Scoter
175What are the ducks telling us? Documenting K'ahsho Got'ine knowledge about scoters2024Environment CanadaKirsty GurneyNorthwest Territories, CanadaSurf Scoter White-winged Scoter
174Regional variation in common eider exposure to oil-related contaminants in Atlantic Canada2024University of ManitobaGregg TomyAtlantic CanadaCommon Eider
173Unifying the coast: Advancing image-based surveys to support sea duck conservation along the Pacific Flyway2024USGSSusan De La CruzPacific FlywayWhite-winged Scoter, Black Scoter, Surf Scoter, Harlequin Duck, Long-tailed Duck, Barrow's Goldeneye
172The Mitik of Nunatsiavut and beyond: Using satellite telemetry, contaminant analysis and Indigenous Knowledge to uncover movements, key areas of habitat use, and threats for the Common Eiders of northern Labrador throughout their range2024Nunatsiavut GovernmentMichelle SaundersAtlantic CanadaCommon Eider
171Identifying the diets and breeding areas of harvested juvenile sea ducks: A continued stable isotope investigation2023University of MarylandDavid NelsonNorth AmericaSurf Scoter, Long-tailed Duck
170A Bioenergetic Model to Evaluate Winter Food Limitation in Barrow's Goldeneyes and Consequences of Climate Change2022USGS Alaska Science CenterDan EslerPacific CoastBarrows Goldeneye
169Engaging a transboundary expert network to prioritize coastal and marine habitat management for sea ducks in the Salish Sea2022Birds CanadaDavid Bradley Salish SeaBufflehead, Barrow’s Goldeneye, Common Goldeneye, Harlequin Duck, Long-tailed Duck, Common Merganser, Surf Scoter
168Characterization of the migratory patterns, connectivity, philopatry and timing of the western North American Harlequin duck (Histrionicus histrionicus) population throughout
the annual cycle
2022Western Washington University, Washington Department of Fish and WildlifeAndrew AnnanieBritish Columbia, Alberta, Alaska, Washington, Wyoming, MontanaHarlequin Duck
167Estimating sea duck productivity in eastern North America using a photographic survey 2021State University of New York-BrockportJacob Straub
Atlantic FlywayBlack Scoter, Surf Scoter, White-Winged Scoter, Long-tailed Duck
166Advancing Trans-boundary Sea Duck Conservation Actions: Scoter Habitat Use and Movement Patterns in the Salish Sea2021Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, Canadian Wildlife ServiceJoe Evenson and Megan RossSalish SeaSurf Scoter and White-winged Scoter
165Nutrient Reserve Dynamics of American Common Eiders in New Brunswick throughout the annual cycle2021AvifauneFrancis St. PierreNew BrunswickCommon Eiders (Atlantic)
164Assessing Hunting Pressure on Common Eiders in Chukotka, Russia.2021Wildlife Conservation SocietyMartin RobardsRussiaCommon Eider (Pacific)
163Improving US Sea Duck Harvest Estimates through Improved Sampling Design and Model Development2021USGS Eastern Ecological Science CenterAndy Royle Atlantic FlywayAll Sea Ducks
162Identifying demographic bottlenecks and habitat use to support the recovery and management of American common eider: a range-wide, full life-cycle telemetry project2021Ducks Unlimited Canada, Canadian Wildlife ServiceNic McLellan and Scott Gilliland Atlantic FlywayCommon Eider (American)
161Monitoring of Non-breeding Sea Ducks on the Great Lakes2020US Fish and Wildlife ServiceBeth RossOntario, Great LakesLong-tailed Duck, Black Scoter, Bufflehead, Common Goldeneye, Common Merganser, Red-breasted Merganser, Surf Scoter, White Winged Scoter, Hooded Merganser
160Visibility correction factors for multiple species of sea ducks and diving ducks
using an aerial remote sensing approach
2020USGS Midwest Environmental Science CenterLuke FaraGreat LakesAll Sea Ducks
159Estimating sea duck fecundity and survival using age-at-death data2020Biodiversity Research InstitiuteLucas SavoyNorth AmericaSurf Scoter, White-winged Scoter, Long-tailed Duck, Black Scoter
158Evaluating stable hydrogen isotopes for identifying breeding areas of harvested sea ducks2020University of MarylandDavid NelsonAtlantic Flyway, Mississippi Flyway, Pacific FlywayLong-tailed Duck, Surf Scoter
157Automated Sea Duck Counts from Aerial Photographs2020Western Ecosystems Technology, Inc.Riley KnoedlerAll Sea Ducks
156Evaluating Sea Duck Detectability in the Puget Sound Winter Ambient
Monitoring Program
2019US Geological SurveySarah ConverseSalish SeaAll Sea Ducks
155Continental-scale Analysis of Sea Duck Telemetry Data2019University of Rhode IslandJuliet LambAtlantic Flyway, Great LakesLong-tailed Ducks, Surf Scoters, Black Scoters, White-winged Scoters
154Integrating Fixed-Wing and Helicopter Survey Platforms to Improve Detection and Species Identification of North American Breeding Scoters
Detection and Species Identification of North American Breeding Scoters
2017Canadian Wildlife ServiceEric ReedCanadaBlack Scoter, Surf Scoter, White-Winged Scoter
153Population monitoring and information needs for management and conservation of sea ducks on the Great Lakes2017University of Wisconsin- Stevens PointJacob StraubGreat LakesAll Sea Ducks
151Support for review of Waterfowl Breeding Population and Habitat Survey2016US Fish and Wildlife ServiceEmily SilvermanNorth AmericaAll Sea Ducks
150Using genetics to determine the breeding areas of Common Eiders harvested in the Atlantic Flyway2016US Geological SurveySarah SonsthagenAtlantic FlywayCommon Eider (American)
149Population dynamics of American Common Eider: Estimating population growth and recruitment rates2016University Quebec at MontrealJean-Francois GirouxAtlantic FlywayCommon Eider (American)
148Measuring pentosidinne in skin biopsies to reliably age scoters2016Biodiversity Research Institute, Virginia Tech, West Virgina UniversityLucas SavoyNorth AmericaSurf Scoter and White-winged Scoter
147Using crowdsourcing to interpret digital imagery2015US Fish and Wildlife ServiceEmily SilvermanNorth AmericaAll Sea Ducks
146Point Barrow, Alaska, Migration Counts for King and Common Eiders2015Widllife Conservation SocietyRebecca McGuireAlaskaKing Eider, Common Eider
145Wing tissue collection for sea ducks for stable isotope and genetic analyses2014US Geological SurveySarah SonsthagenNorth AmericaAll Sea Ducks
144Migration patterns, habitat use, and harvest characteristics of long-tailed ducks wintering on Lake Michigan2014US Geological SurveyLuke FaraGreat LakesLong-tailed Duck
143Annual cycle connectivity, site fidelity, and habitat use of Pacific Surf, White-winged, and Black Scoters2014Alaska Department of Fish and GameJason SchamberAlaskaSurf Scoter, White-winged Scoter, Black Scoter
142Genetic characterization of Barrow’s goldeneyes in western North America2014US Geological SurveySarah SonsthagenPacific FlywayBarrow's Goldeneye
141Canadian Barrenlands Experimental Breeding Sea Duck Survey2014US Fish and Wildlife ServiceWalt RhodesCanadaAll Sea Ducks
140Pacific common eider breeding surveys in western Canada2014Canadian Wildlife ServiceEric ReedCanadaCommon Eider (Pacific)
139Assessment of Harvest Potential of 5 Species of Sea Ducks2013US Fish and Wildlife ServiceMark KoneffNorth AmericaAll Sea Ducks
137Sample size considerations for satellite telemetry studies of sea ducks2013US Fish and Wildlife ServiceTony RobertsNorth AmericaAll Sea Ducks
136Aerial Detection Study in Puget Sound2012Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, Canadian Wildlife ServiceJoe EvensonWashington StateAll Sea Ducks
135Sea Duck Research and Monitoring in the Atlantic Flyway: Development of a monitoring program for the American Common Eider. An assessment of repeatability and accuracy of aerial counts of males2012Canadian Wildlife ServiceScott GillilandAtlantic FlywayCommon Eider (American)
134Sea Duck Research and Monitoring in the Atlantic Flyway: Development of a monitoring program for the American Common Eider. Part II: Assessing the use High Resolution Imagery for counting males2010Canadian Wildlife ServiceScott GillilandAtlantic FlywayCommon Eider (American)
133Winter foraging ecology of American Bufflehead (Bucephala albeola) in relation to shellfish aquaculture sites and other shallow water habitats in Chesapeake Bay, Virginia2010College of William and MaryPaige RossChesapeake BayBufflehead
132Long-term demography of a northern population of common goldeneyes 2010University of Nevada RenoJim SedingerAlaskaCommon Goldeneye
131Compilation and Archival of Sea Duck Satellite Telemetry Data2010US Geological SurveyAlicia Wells-BerlinNorth AmericaAll Sea Ducks
130 Atlantic and Great Lakes Sea Duck Migration Study2010-2018ManySea Duck Joint VentureAtlantic Flyway, Mississippi FlywaySurf Scoter, Black Scoter, White-winged Scoter, Long-tailed Duck
129Pacific coast winter sea duck survey2010Washington Department of Fish and WildlifeDon KraegePacific FlywayAll Sea Ducks
128Effects of gavage feeding and Extended Post-operative Care on Sea Ducks after Implantation of Satellite Transmitters2010Avian Specialty Veterinary ServicesScott FordNorth AmericaLong-tailed Ducks, Black Scoters
127Molting White-winged Scoters (Melanitta fusca) in the St. Lawrence estuary: survival estimates, philopatry to molting sites, location of fall staging, wintering, spring staging and breeding areas2010Enviornment and Climate Change CanadaJean-Pierre SavardQuebecWhite-winged Scoter
126Refining marine contaminant studies of Pacific scoters: integrating analyses of distributions, diet, and condition2010Simon Fraser UniversityEric AndersonPacific FlywaySurf Scoter, White-winged Scoter
124Enhancement of population and productivity monitoring of Common Eiders in the Bay of Fundy and Gulf of Maine2009Bowdoin CollegeDamon GannonQuebecCommon Eider (American)
123Surf and White-winged Scoter Survival, Molt Chronology, and Molting Distribution in the Pacific Flyway2009Washington Department of Fish and WildlifeJoe EvansonPacific FlywaySurf Scoter, White-winged Scoter
122Impacts of Colony Nesting Failure on Common Eider Population Dynamics2009Utah State UniversityDavid KoonsAlaskaCommon Eider (Pacific)
121Spatial and temporal distributions of wintering sea ducks on the Atlantic coast of the United States and Canada: population trends and relation to habitat2009US Geological SurveyElise Zipkin Atlantic FlywayBlack Scoter, Surf Scoter, White-winged Scoter, Common Eider, Long-tailed Duck
120Energetics and vulnerability to human impacts of molting Surf and White-winged Scoters in the Puget Sound-Georgia Basin2009Simon Fraser UniversityEric AndersonSalish SeaWhite-winged Scoter, Surf Scoter
119Identification of molting locations of adult female Barrow’s Goldeneye in eastern North America2009Enviornment and Climate Change CanadaJean-Pierre SavardAtlantic FlywayBarrow's Goldeneye
118Relationships between breeding, molting, and wintering sites of Common Eiders (Somateria mollissima dresseri)2009University of Montreal, Quebec, University Saint-Anne, ECCCJean-Francois GirouxAtlantic FlywayCommon Eider (American)
117Population Delineation, Migratory Connectivity and Habitat Use of Atlantic Scoters: Black Scoters2009Canadian Wildlife ServiceScott GillilandAtlantic FlywayBlack Scoter (Atlantic)
116Ecology and Population Affiliations of Molting and Fall Staging Barrow’s Goldeneye at Cardinal Lake, Alberta2009Ducks Unlimited CanadaJonathan ThompsonAlbertaBarrow's Goldeneye
115Developmental Surveys for Breeding Scoters in Eastern North America2009Canadian Wildlife ServiceScott GillilandAtlantic FlywaySurf Scoter
114Annual cycle connectivity, inter- and intra-annual site fidelity, and habitat use of Barrow’s Goldeneye wintering in Prince William Sound, Alaska2009Enviornment and Climate Change CanadaSean BoydAlaskaBarrow's Goldeneye
113Survival and molt chronology of common eider males in the St. Lawrence Estuary2008University of Quebec at MontrealJean-Francois GirouxQuebecCommon Eider (American)
112Location and Characterization of sea ducks molting sites in Ungava Bay, Nunavik, Québec2008Canadian Wildlife ServiceLouis LesageUngava BayAll Sea Ducks
111Establishing a mercury exposure profile for wintering Harlequin Ducks2008Biodiversity Research Institute, Virginia Tech, West Virgina UniversityLucas SavoyNorth AmericaHarlequin Duck
110Sea duck abundance, habitat associations and productivity in the Hudson Bay Lowland2008Ontario Ministry of Natural ResourcesRodney BrookOntarioSurf Scoter, White-winged Scoter, Black Scoter
109Atlantic Coast Wintering Sea Duck Survey2012Division of Migratory Bird Management Atlantic Coast
108Population delineation and wintering ecology of Surf Scoters in Southeast Alaska2010Centre for Wildlife Ecology, Simon Fraser UniversityDan EslerAlaskaSurf Scoter
107Molting ecology of Surf and White-winged Scoters in Southeast Alaska2010Alaska Science CenterJerry HuppAlaskaSurf Scoter, White-winged Scoter
106Comparative demography of three cavity nesting sea ducks: Bufflehead and Common and Barrow’s goldeneye2007Alaska Science CenterJohn PearceVirginiaSurf Scoter, Long-tailed Duck
105Examining the Impact of Avian Cholera on the Population
Dynamics of a Long-lived Sea Duck, the Northern Eider (multi-year 2 of 3)
2008Enviornment and Climate Change CanadaGrant GilchristNunavutNorthern Common Eider
104Distribution, habitat characteristics, prey abundance and diet of surf scoters (Melanitta
perspicillata) and long-tailed ducks (Clangula hyemalis) in polyhaline wintering habitats in
the mid-Atlantic region: a comparison of shallow coastal lagoons and Chesapeake Bay
2009Virginia Institute of Marine Science College of William and Mary Paige Ross Chesapeake BaySurf Scoter, Long-tailed Duck
103Sea Duck Migration Monitoring – Point Lepreau Bird Observatory2008Saint John Naturalists ClubJim WilsonNew BrunswickSurf Scoter, Black Scoter, Common Eider
102Delineating Breeding Populations and Tracking Night-time Movements of Long-tailed Ducks Wintering in Nantucket Sound2010Massachucets AudubonTaber AllisonMassachucetsLong-tailed Duck
098Waterfowl Breeding Population Survey for Central and Western Arctic Canada2010US Fish and Wildlife ServiceTim MoserArctic CanadaLong-tailed Duck, King Eider, Canada Goose, Greater White-fronted Goose, Tundra Swan, Sandhill Crane
097Avalon New Jersey Sea Watch: Addressing Monitoring Prerequisites2009New Jersey Audubon SocietyDavid MizrahiNew JerseyAll Sea Ducks
096Pacific Black Scoter Breeding Survey2012US Fish and Wildlife ServiceRobert StehnAlaskaBlack Scoters
095Lake Ontario January Sea Duck Survey2008Long Point Waterfowl and Wetlands Research FundShannon BadzinskiOntarioAll Sea Ducks
094Inorganic Contaminant Concentrations and Body Condition of Common
Goldeneye Wintering on the Great Salt Lake, Utah
2007Utah State UniversityJosh VestUtahCommon Goldeneye
093Completing the Picture: Spring Body Condition and Breeding Propensity of Surf Scoters along
the Pacific Coast
2007US Geological SurveyJohn TakekawaPacific CoastSurf Scoter
092Diet of Surf Scoters Molting in Eastern North America2007Dalhousie UniversitySuzanne BudgeAtlantic FlywaySurf Scoter
091Movements of Common eiders breeding along the north shore of the gulf of St. Lawrence: Relationships between breeding, molting and wintering sites2007Environment CanadaJean-Pierre SavardQuebecCommon Eider
090Effects of Implanted Transmitters with Percutaneous Antennae on Breeding and Foraging Behavior of Captive Sea Ducks Used as Surrogates for Wild Sea ducks2008USGS-Patuxent Wildlife Research CenterMatthew PerryPatuxent Wildlife Research CenterLesser Scaup
089Foraging values of Mulinia lateralis and Ischadium recurvum: the impacts on surf scoters wintering in the Chesapeake Bay2007USGS-Patuxent Wildlife Research CenterAlicia Wells-BerlinChesapeake BaySurf Scoter
088Testing the ‘demographic independence’ of molting groups using Common Mergansers on the Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska2006Alaska Science CenterJohn PearceAlaskaCommon Merganser
087Molt ecology of White-winged Scoters in the St. Lawrence estuary2006Canadian Wildlife ServiceChristine LepageQuebecWhite-winged Scoter
086Distributions of Sea Ducks in Southeast Alaska: Geographic Patterns and Relationships to Coastal Habitats2008Simon Fraser UniversityDora GunnAlaskaAll Sea Ducks
085Annual cycle connectivity, inter- and intra-annual site fidelity, and habitat use of Pacific Barrow’s Goldeneye2015Environment CanadaSean BoydBritish ColumbiaBarrow's Goldeneye
083Great lakes Winter Sea Duck Survey2006Long Point Waterfowl and Wetlands Research FundScott PetrieGreat LakesAll Sea Ducks
082James and Hudson Bays Molting Black Scoter Survey2013Canadian Wildlife ServiceShannon BadzinskiQuebecBlack Scoter
081Development of Sea Duck Population Estimates from Geo-referenced Aerial Surveys Conducted in Washington State and British Columbia2006R.G. Ford Consulting CompanyR. Glenn FordWashington, British ColumbiaAll Sea Ducks
080Surveys of Common Eiders and Other Migratory Birds in the Bathurst Inlet area of Nunavut.2008Canadian Wildlife ServiceGarnet RavenNunavutCommon Eider
079Temporal and Geographic Distribution of the Aleutian Islands Pacific Common Eider: Rat and Andreanof Islands and Near Islands2007Alaska Science CenterMargaret R. PetersenAlaskaPacific Common Eider
078Delineation of surf scoter (Melanitta perspicillata) habitat in Chesapeake Bay, Maryland: macrobenthic and sediment composition of surf scoter feeding sites2006Patuxent Wildlife Research CenterDavid M. KidwellChesapeake BaySurf Scoter
072Seasonal Habitat Requirements of Surf and White-winged Scoters in Puget Sound2006University of WyomingEric AndersonSalish SeaSurf Scoter, White-winged Scoter
071Ecological and behavioural monitoring of American Common Eiders during the annual cycle2008University of QuebecMagella GuillemetteQuebecAmerican Common Eider
070Timing and Location of Acquisition of Nutrients and Energy for Clutch Formation by Black Scoters2005Simon Fraser UniversityDan EslerAlaskaBlack Scoter
069 Aerial Survey of Wintering Sea Ducks in Northern British Columbia2005US Fish and Wildlife ServiceJohn HodgesBritish ColumbiaAll Sea Ducks
065Spring Migration of Surf Scoters Along the Pacific Coast: Important Habitats and Energetic Implications2007Simon Fraser UniversityDan EslerPacific CoastSurf Scoter
063Population delineation, winter/spring habitat use, migration ecology and harvest of Surf Scoters (Melanitta perspicillata) from the southern portion of their winter range2008Simon Fraser UniversityDan EslerMexicoSurf Scoter
062The Value of Herring Spawn vs. Alternative Prey to Surf Scoters (SUSC) and White-winged Scoters (WWSC) in the Puget Sound-Georgia Basin (PSGB)2005University of WyomingEric AndersonSalish SeaWhite-winged Scoter, Surf Scoter
060GIS Analysis of Habitat Use by Surf Scoters and White-winged Scoters2005Simon Fraser UniversityDan EslerBritish ColumbiaWhite-winged Scoter, Surf Scoter
059Survival, Productivity, and Recruitment of Pacific Common Eiders Breeding at Kigigak Island, Yukon Delta National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska2007US Fish and Wildlife ServiceBryce LakeAlaskaPacific Common Eider
057Estimating Distribution and Abundance of Wintering Sea Ducks in Nantucket Sound2006Massachucets AudubonTaber AllisonMassachucetsAll Sea Ducks
056Evaluation of methods for estimating population abundance and mapping distribution of wintering scoters and other sea birds2005US Fish and Wildlife ServiceMark KoneffAtlantic FlywayAll Sea Ducks
055Monitoring Atlantic Flyway Black Scoters2005Canadian Wildlife ServiceKeith McAloney New Brunswick, QuebecBlack Scoter
054Monitoring sea duck numbers and distribution in relation to existing and proposed aquaculture sites in Atlantic Canada and reducing interactions between the Aquaculture Industry and sea ducks2004Canadian Wildlife ServiceKeith McAloney Atlantic CanadaCommon Eider
051Post-breeding ecology of Red-breasted Mergansers in a marine environment2006McGill UniversityRodger TitmanQuebecRed-breasted Mergansers
049Determination of species composition, numbers and moult chronology of Scoters along the Labrador Coast2007Canadian Wildlife ServiceScott GillilandEastern North AmericaSurf Scoter
047Cross-Seasonal Resource Use and Selenium Levels in Boreal Breeding White-winged Scoters2005University of SaskatchewanJean-Michel De VinkPacific FlywayLesser Scaup, White-winged Scoter
046Population structure and annual survival estimation of female Black Scoters using genetic tagging2005US Geological SurveySandra TalbotAlaskaBlack Scoter
045Tracing Sources of Nutrients and Energy for Clutch Formation by White-winged Scoters2005Simon Fraser UniversityDan EslerPacific FlywayWhite-winged Scoter
044Winter habitat use and selection of the Barrow’s goldeneye eastern population along the St. Lawrence River estuary, Quebec, Canada2006University of Quebec RimouskiMagella GuillemetteQuebecBarrow's Goldeneye
043Factors involved in population dynamics and delineation of North American mergansers2006USGS Alaska Science CenterJohn PearceNorth AmericaCommon Merganser, Red-breasted Merganser
042Comparative Reproductive Strategies Between Long-tailed Ducks and King Eiders at Karrak Lake, Nunavut: use of energy reserves during the nesting season2005University of SaskatchewanShona LawsonNunavutLong-tailed Ducks, King Eider
041Survival and reproduction of Pacific common eiders on the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta, Alaska2007University of Alaska FairbanksAbby PowellAlaskaPacific Common Eider
040Winter population delineation of white-winged and black scoters along the Pacific Coast using genetic techniques2004Alaska Science CenterJohn PearcePacific CoastWhite-winged Scoter, Black Scoter
039Surveys of King Eiders, Long-tailed Ducks and Other Migratory Birds in the Central and Western Canadian Arctic2005Canadian Wildlife ServiceLynne DicksonBritish ColumbiaKing Eider, Long-tailed Duck
038Assessment of the Pacific Black Scoter Population: Population Size, Distribution, and Links among Populations: An Integrated Approach2007US Fish and Wildlife ServiceTim BowmanAlaskaPacific Black Scoter
037Food resources available to sea ducks on migration at the Restigouche River in New Brunswick, Canada and potential contaminant problems.2005Patuxent Wildlife Research CenterMatthew PerryNew BrunswickBlack Scoter
036Duckling survival, habitat use, and incubation rates in common goldeneyes (Bucephala clangula) in the Chena River State Recreation Area.2002University of Alaska FairbanksJoshua Schmidt AlaskaCommon Goldeneye
035Wintering ground effects on vital rates of white-winged scoters (Melanitta fusca) at Redberry Lake, Saskatchewan.2005University of SaskatchewanCindy SwobodaSaskatchewanWhite-winged Scoter
034Effects of nutrients on the physiology, energetics, and behavior of captive sea ducks relative to sea duck feeding ecology in Chesapeake Bay.2005Patuxent Wildlife Research CenterMatthew PerryChesapeake BayLong-tailed Duck, Black Scoter, Surf Scoter, White-winged Scoter
031Migration and condition of long-tailed duck wintering in eastern Canada.2003Canadian Wildlife ServiceMark MalloryEastern CanadaLong-tailed Duck
030Survival of the St. Lawrence estuary common eiders.2007University of Quebec MontrealJean-Francois GirouxQuebecCommon Eider
029Ecology of common eider ducks wintering in association with sea ice, Belcher Islands, Nunavut.2003Canadian Wildlife ServiceGrant GilchristNunavutCommon Eider
028Determination of breeding areas, migration routes, and local movements associated with surf and white-winged scoters wintering in the inner marine waters of Washington State.2006Washington Department of Fish and WildlifeDavid NysewanderWashington White-winged Scoter
027Evaluation of selenium exposure in common eiders (Somateria mollissima): effects on organ systems and physiologic changes.2004US Geological SurveyJ. Christian FransonWisconsinCommon Eider
026Population delineation, winter/spring habitat use and migration ecology of White-winged Scoters (M. fusca) and Surf Scoters (M. perspicillata)2004Canadian Wildlife ServiceSean BoydBritish ColumbiaWhite-winged Scoter, Surf Scoter
025Breeding biology and habitat use of King Eiders on the Coastal Plain of Northern Alaska2004University of Alaska FairbanksAbby PowellAlaskaKing Eider
024Importance of the Alaskan Beaufort Sea to King Eiders2004University of Alaska FairbanksAbby PowellAlaskaKing Eider
023Characterization of Beaufort Sea Flyway: Long-tailed ducks (Clangula hyemalis) and common eider (Somateria mollissima v-nigrum)2003USGS Alaska Science CenterMargaret R. PetersenAlaskaLong-tailed Duck, Common Eider
021Spatial and temporal patterns of movement by male Black Scoters on the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta, Alaska. (conducted in conjunction with study on black scoter breeding ecology)2002USGS Alaska Science CenterPaul FlintAlaskaBlack Scoter
020Breeding Ecology of Scoters nesting in the Lower Mackenzie River Watershed, NWT2005Ducks Unlimited CanadaStuart SlatteryNorthwest TerritoriesWhite-winged Scoter
019Breeding Ecology of White-winged Scoters on the Yukon Flats National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska2004University of Alaska FairbanksDavid SafineAlaskaWhite-winged Scoter
016East coast common eider initiative2008Ducks Unlimited CanadaMark GloutneyAtlantic CoastCommon Eider
015Evaluating Effects of the Shellfish Industry on Scoter Populations in Coastal British Columbia2005Simon Fraser UniversityDan EslerBritish ColumbiaSurf Scoter, White-winged Scoter
014Survival and recruitment of Common Eiders (Somateria mollissima dresseri) in the Gulf of Maine.2006USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research CenterDaniel McAuleyMaineCommon Eider
013Contaminants in surf scoters wintering in the Strait of Georgia, British Columbia, Canada.2002Canadian Wildlife ServiceDr. John ElliottBritish ColumbiaSurf Scoter
012Coastal molting locations of scoters and eiders in eastern North America2006Canadian Wildlife ServiceJean-Pierre SavardQuebecBlack Scoter, Surf Scoter, White-winged Scoter
011Long-term Population Study of Harlequin Ducks in British Columbia2005Simon Fraser UniversityDan EslerBritish ColumbiaHarlequin Duck
010Breeding habitat of Barrow’s Goldeneye in Eastern Canada2006Canadian Wildlife ServiceMichel RobertEastern CanadaBarrow's Goldeneye
009Viruses in long-tailed ducks (Clangula hyemalis) molting in the Beaufort Sea2004USGS National Wildlife Health CenterJ. Christian FransonAlaskaLong-tailed Duck
008Spatial Population Genetic Structure Of White-Winged Scoters (Melanitta fusca)2004USGS Alaska Science CenterSandra TalbotAlaskaWhite-winged Scoter
007Ecology of breeding Long-tailed Ducks on the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta, Alaska.2003USGS Alaska Science CenterPaul FlintAlaskaLong-tailed Duck
006Identifying migration routes and wintering areas of common and king eiders breeding in Nunavut, Canada and Greenland.2003Canadian Wildlife ServiceGrant GilchristNunavut, GreenlandCommon Eider, King Eider
005Local survival and patterns of philopatry for Harlequin Ducks wintering in outer Jericho Bay, Maine.2003Coastal Maine Biological Research Station Glen MittelhauserMaineHarlequin Duck
004Movements, Habitat Use, and Feeding Ecology of sea ducks in the Atlantic Flyway..2005USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research CenterMatthew PerryChesapeake Bay Surf Scoter, Black Scoter
003Population Demography of Surf Scoters Wintering in the Strait of Georgia, British Columbia2005Simon Fraser UniversitySam IversonBritish ColumbiaBlack Scoter, Surf Scoter, Barrow's Goldeneye, Common Goldeneye, Harlequin Duck
002 (B)Identification of Beaufort Sea Migration Cooridor for Sea Ducks2010Canadian Wildlife ServiceBlake BartzenAlaska, Arctic CanadaLong-tailed Duck, King Eider, Pacific Common Eider
002 (A)Identification of Beaufort Sea Migration Cooridor for Sea Ducks2004Canadian Wildlife ServiceLynne DicksonAlaskaPacific Common Eider, King Eider, Long-tailed Duck
001 (B)Efficiency of using implantable PTT’s in white-winged scoters in Alaska (an element of SDJV Project #1: Seasonal distribution of scoters in Alaska)2002Alaska Department of Fish and GameDan RosenbergAlaskaWhite-winged Scoter
001 (A)Seasonal distribution of white-winged scoters (Melanitta fusca) wintering in southeast Alaska: a satellite telemetry approach. (an element of SDJV Project #1: Seasonal distribution of scoters in Alaska)2001Alaska Department of Fish and GameDan RosenbergAlaskaWhite-winged Scoter