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Spectacled Eiders Wintering in Northern Bering Sea
Spectacled Eiders Wintering in Northern Bering Sea
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Title: Spectacled Eiders Wintering in Northern Bering Sea


Large flock of Spectacled Eiders aggregated in a sea ice lead and on sea ice in the northern Bering Sea, south of St. Lawrence Island, Alaska.  Aerial photograph from a helicopter deployed from the USCG Cutter Polar Sea.

Location: Northern Bering Sea, AK, USA

Date Taken: March 24, 2010

Photographer: Matthew Sexson
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Photographer Organization: USGS

Usage: This image is public domain/of free use unless otherwise stated. Please refer to the USGS Copyright section for how to credit the photo.


Spectacled Eider Satellite Telemetry Research at the Alaska Science Center

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Type: JPEG image - 4.88 MB
Dimensions: 3840 x 2160
Resolution: 72 dpi

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