The harlequin duck winters off rocky headlands and feeds in surf, and almost the
The harlequin duck winters off rocky headlands and feeds in surf, and almost the entire eastern population of harlequin ducks winters off the coast of Maine. The population is thought to be less than 1,000 birds, and a handful of islands provide the territory for roughly 75 percent of that number. The eastern population of harlequin duck is in the most peril, and its status and ecology are poorly understood. The Maine Legislature's Inland Fisheries and Wildlife Committee last month voted unanimously to add the harlequin duck to Maine's endangered species list. Details.
Weegar, Andrew K., "The harlequin duck winters off rocky headlands and feeds in surf, and almost the" (1997). Maine News Index – Maine Times. 2404.
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