Breeding biology of Steller’s eiders nesting near Barrow, Alaska

Updated 2012-07-25

To conserve the federally listed Alaska-breeding population of Steller’s eiders through monitoring breeding, surveying populations, predator management, and analyzing the effects of management actions. Main gaps: We are only collecting data on the breeding biology of this species along the road system near Barrow, Alaska.

Time frame

Project time span
1991 -
Data collection
1991 -
Data processing
1991 -
Data reporting
1991 -

Contact information

Contact person
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David Safine

Parameters and Media

Not specified


Regions studied
Alaska, North Slope

Data availability

Samples/specimens archived in specimen banks?

Methods & Procedures

Procedures and methodology used for, e.g., sampling and sample storage, sample pretreatment, extraction and analysis, including which laboratories are involved, references to methods employed, etc.

Nest and brood survival,habitat use, and breeding population size.

Additional Information

Is this a bi- AND multi-lateral project (i.e. a project involving cooperation between different countries)?
Other institutes involved in the project

US Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS)

Is this project reporting to other organizations/programmes?

We coordinate and conduct the project. Networks:

Indigenous AND traditional knowledge used in this project


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