King Eider

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Yakutat (edit) - - - - -
Skagway (edit) - - - - -
Haines (edit) - - - - -
Glacier Bay (edit) + + + + -
Juneau (edit) + - + VR -
Sitka (edit) - - - - -
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Ketchikan (edit) - - - - -
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King Eider (Somateria spectabilis): Casual in Southeast from Glacier Bay, Juneau, and Petersburg. Nearly 30(?) records from the region, most from Gustavus/Glacier Bay and Juneau in winter and spring (QBR Spr 2018 + subsequent e-bird).
  • list of records?
  • high counts? - 4 @ Juneau [1]

SEAK QBR Mentions

  • Sp2010: subadult male near Juneau 8-19 March 2010. Casual in SEAK, primarily winter and spring with most records from near Juneau. Unidentified eider in GB 23 May thought to be this species also.
  • W2011-2012: Female at Gustavus 24 December was first local winter record.
  • W2014-2015: Female near Juneau; 15 or so records from SEAK, mostly from near Juneau
  • Sp2015: Overwintering bird at Juneau last seen 22 March
  • W2017-2018: Immature male at Gustavus 19-25 February. About 25 records in Southeast nearly all from winter and spring
  • Sp2018: Three separate birds seen in Gustavus area; adult male and two immature males. More than 25 Southeast Alaska reports






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