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Breeding ecology of harlequin ducks in Prince William Sound, Alaska

David W. Crowley

Breeding ecology of harlequin ducks in Prince William Sound, Alaska

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Published by Alaska Dept. of Fish and Game, Division of Wildlife Conservation in Anchorage, Alaska .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Harlequin duck -- Ecology -- Alaska -- Prince William Sound,
  • Harlequin duck -- Habitat -- Alaska -- Prince William Sound,
  • Harlequin duck -- Nests -- Alaska -- Prince William Sound

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesExxon Valdez oil spill state/federal natural resource damage assessment final report
    StatementDavid W. Crowley, Samuel M. Patten, Jr.
    SeriesRestoration study -- no. 71
    ContributionsPatten, Samuel Merrick, 1945-, Alaska. Division of Wildlife Conservation.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL696.A52 C768 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 83 p. :
    Number of Pages83
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23948921M
    LC Control Number2009459006


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Breeding ecology of harlequin ducks in Prince William Sound, Alaska by David W. Crowley Download PDF EPUB FB2

There is little information on the links between wintering and breeding areas for most of Alaska's harlequin ducks. A male from Prince William Sound, marked by ADF&G, migrated over 2, km to a breeding stream in the Anadyr River drainage of Russia while others migrated to breeding areas in the Brooks Range and Kenai Mountains.

Breeding Ecology of Harlequin Ducks in Prince William Sound, Alaska Restoration Study Number 71 Final Report Studv Historv: Lack of information on the ecology of harlequin ducks was recognized during planning of oil spill restoration in April information on the links between wintering and breeding areas for most of Alaska's harlequin ducks.

A male from Prince William Sound, marked by ADF&G, migrated over 2, km to a breeding stream in the Anadyr River drainage of Russia while others migrated to. Important studies on breeding ecology include Kuchel, C. Some aspects of the behavior and ecology of Harlequin Ducks breeding in Glacier National Park, Montana.

Master's Thesis, Univ. of Montana, Missoula. Close KuchelDzinbal, K. Ecology of Harlequin Ducks in Prince William Sound, Alaska, during epapersjournal.icu by: Harlequin ducks in Prince William Sound were harmed by the Exxon Valdez oil spill in Alaska and research on impacts and recovery form the spill has spanned the past 2 decades.

The Harlequin duck is a key component of USGS Nearshore Marine Ecosystem Research. Long-tailed duck. Phylogeny and Evolutionary Ecology of Modern Sea ducks Anatidae: Mergini. Declines in marine bird populations in Prince William Sound, Alaska coincident with a climatic regime shift.

Fish and harlequin ducks compete on breeding streams. Presentations. Aug 04,  · Crowley DW () Breeding habitat of Harlequin Ducks in Prince William Sound, Alaska.

M.S. thesis, Oregon State University, Corvallis Google Scholar Crowley DW () Breeding ecology of Harlequin Ducks in Prince William Sound, Alaska, Exxon Valdez Oil Cited by: 8. We used capture-mark-recapture data to assess winter philopatry by Harlequin Ducks (Histrionicus histrionicus) in Prince William Sound, Alaska, during winters and Buy Ecology and Conservation of North American Sea Ducks (Studies in Avian Biology Book 46): Read Kindle Store Reviews - epapersjournal.icu WINTER PHILOPATRY OF HARLEQUIN DUCKS IN PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND, ALASKA SAMUEL A.

IVERSON1,3,DANIEL ESLER1 AND DANIEL J. RIZZOLO2 1Centre for Wildlife Ecology, Simon Fraser University, Robertson Road, Delta, BC V4K 3N2, Canada 2Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, Nash Hall, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR Abstract.

Reflecting the considerable research recently conducted on this tribe, Ecology and Conservation of North American Sea Ducks examines the 15 extant species of sea ducks from North America. Chapters are organized conceptually to focus on, compare, and contrast the ecological attributes of the epapersjournal.icu: Jean-Pierre L.

Savard. Harlequin ducks (Histrionicus histrionicus) were observed during the summers of and in Sawmill Bay, northeast Prince William Sound, Alaska. Harlequins were associated with a short, medium gradient, non-glacial stream (Stellar Creek) also used by epapersjournal.icu by: Research and monitoring activities over the 28 years since the T/V Exxon Valdez ran aground and spilled oil into Prince William Sound, Alaska have led to an improved understanding of how wildlife populations were damaged, as well as the mechanisms and timelines of recovery.

A key finding was that for some species, such as harlequin ducks. Esler examined the effects of the Exxon Valdez oil spill on the demography of Harlequin Ducks during winter in Prince William Sound, Alaska, for his PhD at Oregon State University. He has published extensively on the biology of sea ducks including Steller’s Eider, Spectacled Eider, Harlequin Duck, Surf Scoter, White-Winged.

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THE BREEDING AND FEEDING ECOLOGY OF PIGEON GUILLEMOTS AT NAKED ISLAND, PRINCE WILLIAM SOUND, ALASKA Restoration Project 98 F Annual Report This annual report has been prepared for peer review as part of the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Tsustee Council restoration program for the purpose of assessing project progress.

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We used capture-mark-recapture data to assess winter philopatry by Harlequin Ducks (Histrionicus histrionicus) in Prince William Sound, Alaska, during winters – and – Philopatry was quantified using homing rates, which were estimated as the proportion of birds recaptured at their original site out of all recaptured epapersjournal.icu by: Esler examined the effects of the Exxon Valdez oil spill on the demography of Harlequin Ducks during winter in Prince William Sound, Alaska, for his PhD at Oregon State University.

He has published extensively on the biology of sea ducks including Steller's Eider, Spectacled Eider, Harlequin Duck, Surf Scoter, White-Winged Scoter, Black. Esler examined the effects of the Exxon Valdez oil spill on the demography of Harlequin Ducks during winter in Prince William Sound, Alaska, for his PhD at Oregon State University.

He has published extensively on the biology of sea ducks including Steller’s Eider, Spectacled Eider, Harlequin Duck, Surf Scoter, White-Winged Scoter. The aptly named Harlequin Duck is one of the most spectacular species of waterfowl in North America, not only for the male’s striking plumage but for the dramatic landscapes that the duck calls home.

The blue, chestnut, and white males, along with the grayish females, breed mainly along whitewater rivers and winter on rocky windswept coasts.

Oct 01,  · Harlequin ducks are small sea ducks that breed along clear, fast-flowing streams and winter in shallow intertidal zones off rocky shorelines (Robertson and Goudie ). In Prince William Sound (PWS), Alaska, abundances peak in the fall, when both resident and migrant birds are epapersjournal.icu by: 9.

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Habitat features that explained variation in duck densities included distance to streams and reefs, degree of exposure to. Population dynamics and breeding ecology of Harlequin Ducks in Banff National Park, Alberta, Goudie, R.I.

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Some Aspects of the Behavior and Ecology of Harlequin Ducks Breeding in Glacier National Park, Montana ( pp.) A V K ' Director: Philip L. Wright The behavior and ecology of Harlequin Ducks (Histrionicus histrionicûs) on McDonald Creek in Glacier National Park, Montana, were studied during the breeding epapersjournal.icu by: Mercury in Harlequin Ducks from Alaska 3 Biodiversity Research Institute Results and Discussion Kodiak Island During Augustwhole blood was collected from molting Harlequin Ducks at five locations in three bays around Kodiak Island (Appendix 1).

Blood sampling was part of a previous Harlequin capture and sampling study conducted by Denny. Exposure to contaminants other than petroleum hydrocarbons could confound interpretation of Exxon Valdez oil spill effects on biota at Prince William Sound, Alaska. Hence, we investigated polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in blood of sea otters and harlequin ducks sampled during PCB concentrations characterized by lower chlorinated congeners were highest in sea otters from the unoiled Cited by: 9.

Nov 26,  · Harlequin ducks are one of only four species of ducks in the world that breed in fast-moving mountain streams; others are New Zealand’s Mountain (or Blue) Duck, the Torrent Duck of South America, and the Black Duck of Africa. Hydrocarbon-inducible cytochrome PA (CYP1A) expression was measured, as ethoxyresorufin-O-deethylase (EROD) activity, in livers of wintering harlequin ducks (Histrionicus histrionicus) captured in areas of Prince William Sound, Alaska, USA, oiled by the Exxon Valdez spill and in birds from nearby unoiled areas, during to (up to 20 years following the spill).Cited by: John considered the Sound, “a backwater to the Gulf of Alaska in terms of seabird productivity.” Bruce said John was “very persuasive”––the Cook Inlet studies were funded, starting in The entire collage of seabird studies was renamed the “Alaska Predator Ecosystem Experiment” or APEX.

Long-term direct and indirect effects of the ‘Exxon Valdez’ oil spill on pigeon guillemots in Prince William Sound AK. Marine Ecology Progress Series Jodice PGR, DD Roby, M Antolos, DE Lyons, DJ Rizzolo, SK Wright,CD Anderson, SK Anderson, SK Nelson, AE Gall, and L Wennerberg.

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