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A pair of Steller’s eiders (Polysticta stelleri) at the Alaska SeaLife Center in Seward.

The male is white and black, the female is brown.

This species is listed as vulnerable on the IUCN Red List.

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A Barrow’s goldeneye (Bucephala islandica) at the Sylvan Heights Bird Park.

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Barrow’s goldeneye ducks (Bucephala islandica) at the Sylvan Heights Bird Park.

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A Barrow’s goldeneye (Bucephala islandica) at the Sylvan Heights Bird Park.

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A male king eider (Somateria spectabilis) at the Sylvan Heights Bird Park.

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A male king eider (Somateria spectabilis) at the Sylvan Heights Bird Park.

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A male king eider (Somateria spectabilis) at the Sylvan Heights Bird Park.

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Federally threatened spectacled eiders (Somateria fischeri) at the Alaska SeaLife Center.

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Federally threatened spectacled eiders (Somateria fischeri) at the Alaska SeaLife Center. The male is white with green in the head; the female is brown. This bird has been in decline since the 1980’s, attributed most likely to climate change and lead shot in their environment.

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A vulnerable long-tailed duck or oldsquaw (Clangula hyemalis) in summer plumage at Patuxent Wildlife Research Center.

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A vulnerable long-tailed duck or oldsquaw (Clangula hyemalis) in summer plumage at Patuxent Wildlife Research Center.

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Two vulnerable long-tailed ducks or oldsquaw (Clangula hyemalis) in summer plumage at Patuxent Wildlife Research Center. The male is brown and has the long tail.

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A vulnerable long-tailed duck or oldsquaw (Clangula hyemalis) in summer plumage at Patuxent Wildlife Research Center. The male is brown and has the long tail.

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A vulnerable long-tailed duck or oldsquaw (Clangula hyemalis) in summer plumage at Patuxent Wildlife Research Center.

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A vulnerable long-tailed duck or oldsquaw (Clangula hyemalis) at Patuxent Wildlife Research Center.

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A black scoter or American scoter (Melanitta americana) at Patuxent Wildlife Research Center.

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A vulnerable long-tailed duck or oldsquaw (Clangula hyemalis) at Patuxent Wildlife Research Center.

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Two vulnerable long-tailed ducks or oldsquaw (Clangula hyemalis) at Patuxent Wildlife Research Center.

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A male surf scoter (Melanitta perspicillata) at Patuxent Wildlife Research Center.

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Two vulnerable long-tailed ducks or oldsquaw (Clangula hyemalis) at Patuxent Wildlife Research Center.

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A male and female surf scoter (Melanitta perspicillata) at Patuxent Wildlife Research Center. The male has the colorful bill.

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A vulnerable long-tailed duck or oldsquaw (Clangula hyemalis) at Patuxent Wildlife Research Center.

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A male surf scoter (Melanitta perspicillata) at Patuxent Wildlife Research Center.

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A male surf scoter (Melanitta perspicillata) at Patuxent Wildlife Research Center.

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A male and female surf scoter (Melanitta perspicillata) at Patuxent Wildlife Research Center.

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Two white-winged scoters (Melanitta deglandi) or (Melanitta fusca deglandi) at Patuxent Wildlife Research Center. The male has the colorful bill and the female is brown.

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A male white-winged scoter (Melanitta deglandi) or (Melanitta fusca deglandi) at Patuxent Wildlife Research Center.

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Two white-winged scoters (Melanitta deglandi) or (Melanitta fusca deglandi) at Patuxent Wildlife Research Center. The male has the colorful bill and the female is brown.

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A female white-winged scoter (Melanitta deglandi) or (Melanitta fusca deglandi) at Patuxent Wildlife Research Center.

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A male white-winged scoter (Melanitta deglandi) or (Melanitta fusca deglandi) at Patuxent Wildlife Research Center.

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A black scoter or American scoter (Melanitta americana) at Patuxent Wildlife Research Center.

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A black scoter or American scoter (Melanitta americana) at Patuxent Wildlife Research Center.

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A black scoter or American scoter (Melanitta americana) at Patuxent Wildlife Research Center.

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A staff member holds a female white-winged scoter at Patuxent Wildlife Research Center.

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A long-tailed duck swimming on the Colville river near Ocean Point, Alaska.

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