Greater Scaup

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Greater Scaup: for more photos, see Sitka Nature Photo Gallery for Aythya marila
Locale   Sp     Su     F     W     Br  
SE Alaska (edit) C U C FC Y
Yakutat (edit) C VR C FC -
Skagway (edit) C R C - -
Haines (edit) C R C C -
Glacier Bay (edit) FC R FC U -
Juneau (edit) C VR C C -
Sitka (edit) C R C FC +
Stikine (edit)
S Outer Islands (edit)
Ketchikan (edit) FC - FC U -
Offshore (edit)
Greater Scaup (Aythya marila): Common migrant and Fairly Common winter resident on freshwater lakes, and shallow bays and estuaries. Rare in summer, with two records of nesting (near Sitka, 1896 and on Prince of Wales Island, 1977 - Birds of the World account).
  • Should be R in Summer region-wide?
  • high counts?
  • Typical migration timing?

SEAK QBR Mentions

  • F2017: Nice waterfowl counts at GUS including 400 GRSC (among other things)

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