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- n. Plural form of seaduck.
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It was here we found the seaducks that looked so much part of the wildness of the sea, with the snow-capped hills as a backcloth.
For example, chronic exposures for years after the spill to oil persisting in sedimentary refuges were evident from biomarkers in fish, sea otters, and seaducks intimately associated with sediments for egg laying or foraging.
Sometimes called bay ducks, pochards – the tribe Aythyini – are one of four clades that together make up Anatinae, the true duck group (the other anatine clades are Malacorhynchini [pink-eared ducks], Anatini [surface-feeding ducks] and Mergini [seaducks]).
After all, to the seaducks we sought, the northern border of the United States is south for the winter.
The next few months may find me glassing a lot of gulls … it seems seaducks and larids are what we watch in winter in western New York!
Good thing too, since the nightmarish cold made scanning Sodus Bay an exercise in futility; it's hard to identify seaducks when the tears in your eyes are icing over!
Birds such as guillemots, seaducks and divers could be seriously affected even by the smallest of spills.