The American Eider in Maine

Metadata Updated: May 12, 2018

The American eider, Maine's only breeding sea duck, is known to have nested on 215 coastal islands of the State in 1976. In Maine, eiders seem to prefer to nest on relatively small, uninhabited islands. The numbers of eiders on the Maine coast have fluctuated greatly since colonial days. The major threat to breeding populations of eiders is human disturbance during the nesting season. Criteria for determining significant nesting areas for the eider duck in Maine are defined and a historical review of eider duck nesting on the Maine coast is presented in this report as well as general management recommendations and an evaluation of eider duck nesting areas for inclusion on the “register of critical areas”.

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Public: This dataset is intended for public access and use. License: No license information was provided. If this work was prepared by an officer or employee of the United States government as part of that person's official duties it is considered a U.S. Government Work.

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https://ecos.fws.gov/ServCat/Reference/Profile/53433

References

https://ecos.fws.gov/ServCat/Reference/Profile/53433

Dates

Metadata Created Date December 2, 2017
Metadata Updated Date May 12, 2018

Metadata Source

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Additional Metadata

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Metadata Updated Date May 12, 2018
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