Recovery Plan Ad Hoc Report results

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Plan Title Plan Stage Plan Lead Region (FWS) Plan Lead Office (FWS) Species Common Name Species Scientific Name Action Priority Action Number Action Description Action Status Estimated Initiation Date Estimated Completion Date Action Lead Agencies Responsible Parties Work Types Labor Types Comments Implementation Activity Number Implementation Activity Description Implementation Activity Status Implementation Activity Estimated Initiation Date Implementation Activity Estimated Completion Date Implementation Activity Labor Types Implementation Activity Work Types Implementation Activity Responsible Parties Implementation Activity Comments Implementation Activity Species
Spectacled Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Spectacled eider Somateria fischeri 1 1.1 Improve education efforts across the range of the spectacled eider to eliminate take and the use of lead shot. Ongoing Current FY 2000 - FY 2004 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Other: Information and Education Labor type not yet selected 2010-Priority 8
Spectacled Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Spectacled eider Somateria fischeri 1 1.2 Continue monitoring spectacled eider blood lead levels in areas where information is lacking, such as the North Slope and Russia, and monitor lead levels periodically throughout the range of the eider. Ongoing Current FY 2000 - FY 2004 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Environmental Contaminants Labor type not yet selected 2010 - Priority 12a
Spectacled Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Spectacled eider Somateria fischeri 1 12.1 Continue education program on the effects of ATVs on spectacled eider breeding habitats on the Yukon Delta National Wildlife Refuge. Ongoing Not Current FY 2000 - FY 2004 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Other: Information and Education Labor type not yet selected 2010 - Priority 25
Spectacled Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Spectacled eider Somateria fischeri 1 1.3 Monitor the use of lead shot by checking hunters and local stores for availability of lead shot. Obsolete FY 2000 - FY 2004 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Other: Law Enforcement Labor type not yet selected 2010 - Action is included in Task 15b (4.3 on this list); removed from task list.
Spectacled Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Spectacled eider Somateria fischeri 1 13.1 Investigate competition with walrus in eastern Chukchi Sea. Partially Complete Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Competition Labor type not yet selected 2010 - Priority 15c
Spectacled Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Spectacled eider Somateria fischeri 1 1.4 Start shot settling study on the North Slope. Not Started U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Environmental Contaminants Labor type not yet selected 2010 - Priority Medium
Spectacled Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Spectacled eider Somateria fischeri 1 14.1 Characterize locations and use of marine habitats, especially in the Chukchi Sea. Partially Complete FY 2008 Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Habitat Requirements Labor type not yet selected 2008- Priority 1
Spectacled Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Spectacled eider Somateria fischeri 1 14.11 Conduct productivity and survival study of spectacled eiders in Arctic Russia comparable to the study conducted at Kigigak Island, Yukon- Kuskokwim Delta. Discontinued FY 2000 - FY 2004 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Demographic Studies Labor type not yet selected 2010 - Priority 27b
Spectacled Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Spectacled eider Somateria fischeri 1 14.12 Prepare a report to the recovery team summarizing information on the mortality rate of eiders implanted with transmitters with percutaneous antennae. Complete FY 2006 Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: General Labor type not yet selected Complete - removed from task list.
Spectacled Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Spectacled eider Somateria fischeri 1 14.2 Continue the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta Nest Plot Survey and Aerial Breeding Pair Survey used together to provide a nest population estimate. Ongoing Current FY 1995 - FY 1999 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Population Surveys Labor type not yet selected 2008- Priority 3
Spectacled Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Spectacled eider Somateria fischeri 1 14.3 Capture and mark adult female spectacled eiders nesting on Kigigak Island, Yukon Delta NWR to estimate annual survival. Discontinued FY 1995 - FY 1999 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Demographic Studies Labor type not yet selected 2008- Priority 7
Spectacled Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Spectacled eider Somateria fischeri 1 14.4 Determine whether Ledyard Bay is a staging and molting area for North Slope or Arctic Russia breeding populations. Partially Complete FY 2008 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Demographic Studies Labor type not yet selected 2010 - Priority 7
Spectacled Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Spectacled eider Somateria fischeri 1 14.5 Repeat the survey of the wintering area every 5-10 years after 2010. Ongoing Current FY 2008 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Population Surveys Labor type not yet selected 2010 - Priority 10b
Spectacled Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Spectacled eider Somateria fischeri 1 14.6 Continue the Arctic Coastal Plain Survey. Ongoing Current FY 1995 - FY 1999 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Population Surveys Labor type not yet selected 2010- Priority 14
Spectacled Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Spectacled eider Somateria fischeri 1 14.7 Monitor recruitment of spectacled eiders on Kigigak Island, Yukon Delta NWR. Discontinued FY 1995 - FY 1999 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Demographic Studies Labor type not yet selected 2010- Priority 20a
Spectacled Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Spectacled eider Somateria fischeri 1 14.8 Monitor productivity of spectacled eiders on Kigigak Island, Yukon Delta NWR. Discontinued FY 1995 - FY 1999 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Demographic Studies Labor type not yet selected 2010- Priority 20b
Spectacled Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Spectacled eider Somateria fischeri 1 14.9 Repeat Norton Sound molting survey. Not Started U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Population Surveys Labor type not yet selected 2010- Priority 20d
Spectacled Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Spectacled eider Somateria fischeri 1 15.1 Explore hypothesis that sub-adults winter separately from adults. Partially Complete Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Demographic Studies Labor type not yet selected 2010- Priority 12b
Spectacled Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Spectacled eider Somateria fischeri 1 15.2 Evaluate factors affecting duckling growth and survival, including changes in salinity. Partially Complete FY 2009 Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Other Information Labor type not yet selected 2010 - Task 26b was incorporated into this task. Priority is 18.
Spectacled Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Spectacled eider Somateria fischeri 1 15.3 Determine cause and population effects of egg inviability. Partially Complete FY 2005 Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Disease Labor type not yet selected 2010 - Priority 19
Spectacled Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Spectacled eider Somateria fischeri 1 16.1 Develop technique and identify information needs for evaluating cumulative effects of human development on spectacled eiders. Not Started Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Management: Other Labor type not yet selected 2010- Priority 27a
Spectacled Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Spectacled eider Somateria fischeri 1 1.8 Work toward the prohibition of lead shot on the Yukon Kuskokwim Delta (all seasons and all quarries). Complete FY 2000 - FY 2004 FY 2008 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Other: Regulations Labor type not yet selected
Spectacled Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Spectacled eider Somateria fischeri 1 2.1 Evaluate the feasibility and efficacy of fox control on the Yukon Kuskokwim Delta where foxes may be affecting spectacled eiders. Complete FY 2006 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Management: Predator and Competitor Control Labor type not yet selected 2010- Priority 2, not yet removed from task list by recovery team
Spectacled Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Spectacled eider Somateria fischeri 1 2.2 Evaluate the feasibility and efficacy of gull control on the Yukon Kuskokwim Delta where gulls may be affecting spectacled eiders. Not Started U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Management: Predator and Competitor Control Labor type not yet selected 2010- Priority 15a
Spectacled Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Spectacled eider Somateria fischeri 1 3.1 Evaluate and predict effects of environmental change in marine habitats on spectacled eiders. Partially Complete FY 2009 Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Management: Habitat Maintenance and Manipulation Labor type not yet selected 2008- Priority 5
Spectacled Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Spectacled eider Somateria fischeri 1 3.2 Evaluate and predict effects of environmental change in breeding areas on spectacled eiders. Partially Complete FY 2009 Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Management: Habitat Maintenance and Manipulation Labor type not yet selected 2008- Priority 6
Spectacled Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Spectacled eider Somateria fischeri 1 3.3 Examine effects of pond salinity on spectacled eiders (especially ducklings). Obsolete FY 2007 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Habitat Requirements Labor type not yet selected 2010 - Included in task 18.
Spectacled Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Spectacled eider Somateria fischeri 1 4.1 Increase education efforts across the range of the spectacled eider to eliminate take. Ongoing Current FY 2000 - FY 2004 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Other: Information and Education Labor type not yet selected 2009 - Combined with task 8b (now task #8: Improve education efforts across the range of the spectacled eider to eliminate take and the use of lead shot)
Spectacled Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Spectacled eider Somateria fischeri 1 4.2 Develop a subsistence harvest monitoring program with the appropriate evaluation instrument to reliably quantify the take of spectacled eiders throughout their range Not Started FY 2009 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Other: Regulations Labor type not yet selected 2010- Priority 10a
Spectacled Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Spectacled eider Somateria fischeri 1 4.3 In concert with education efforts, improve law enforcement across the range of the spectacled eider to eliminate take and the use of lead shot. Ongoing Current FY 2000 - FY 2004 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Other: Law Enforcement Labor type not yet selected 2010 - Priority 15b (combined with former task 28a: monitor the use of lead shot by checking hunters and local stores for availability of lead shot).
Spectacled Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Spectacled eider Somateria fischeri 1 5.1 Continue education program involving villages, barge companies, and others in areas of eider concentrations in an effort to prevent the chronic and acute oiling of spectacled eiders Ongoing Current FY 2000 - FY 2004 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Other: Information and Education Labor type not yet selected 2010 - Priority 26
Spectacled Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Spectacled eider Somateria fischeri 1 6.1 Continue studies to increase understanding of the incidence and impact of diseases on eiders. Ongoing Current FY 2000 - FY 2004 Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Disease Labor type not yet selected 2010- Priority 20c
Spectacled Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Spectacled eider Somateria fischeri 1 8.1 Develop and distribute education materials to educate researchers working in spectacled eider breeding areas as to their obligations under the ESA and identify the actions they should take to minimize the impacts of their studies on spectacled eiders. Ongoing Current FY 2008 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Other: Information and Education Labor type not yet selected 2010 - Priority 27c
Spectacled Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Spectacled eider Somateria fischeri 1 9.1 Evaluate and reduce impacts from oil and gas activities on spectacled eiders in the Chukchi Sea, particularly in Critical Habitat in Ledyard Bay. Ongoing Current FY 2007 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Other: Administration Internal Technical Assistance 2008- Priority 4
Spectacled Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Spectacled eider Somateria fischeri 1 9.2 Evaluate and reduce impacts of commercial fishing on spectacled eiders in the Bering Sea, particularly in Critical Habitat south of St. Lawrence Island. Ongoing Current FY 2009 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Management: Monitor and Estimate Bycatch Labor type not yet selected 2009 - Moved to medium priority.
Spectacled Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Spectacled eider Somateria fischeri 2 10.1 Summarize existing information on effects of eider collisions with structures into one document Not Started U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Management Techniques Labor type not yet selected 2008- Priority M
Spectacled Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Spectacled eider Somateria fischeri 2 10.2 Studies to determine best lighting regime for platforms/boats/towers/turbines Not Started U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Management Techniques Labor type not yet selected 2008- Priority M
Spectacled Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Spectacled eider Somateria fischeri 2 11.1 Periodic monitoring of eggs/birds for contaminants (including PBDE and other emerging contaminants) Ongoing Current FY 2000 - FY 2004 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Environmental Contaminants Labor type not yet selected 2008- Priority M
Spectacled Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Spectacled eider Somateria fischeri 2 11.2 Continue captive studies on metals (COEI as surrogate or SPEI from captive flock overflow) Not Started Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Environmental Contaminants Labor type not yet selected 2008- Priority M
Spectacled Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Spectacled eider Somateria fischeri 2 14.13 Develop a visibility correction factor for the North Slope Eider Survey. Ongoing Current U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Population Surveys Labor type not yet selected 2008- Priority M
Spectacled Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Spectacled eider Somateria fischeri 2 14.14 Aerial surveys in Arctic Russia (repeat survey methods from 1993-1995) Not Started U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Population Surveys Labor type not yet selected 2008- Priority M
Spectacled Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Spectacled eider Somateria fischeri 2 14.15 Repeat Norton Sound molting survey Not Started U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Population Surveys Labor type not yet selected 2008- Priority M
Spectacled Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Spectacled eider Somateria fischeri 2 14.16 Mechigmentskaya Bay surveys (aerial) Not Started U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Population Surveys Labor type not yet selected 2008- Priority M
Spectacled Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Spectacled eider Somateria fischeri 2 14.18 Monitor annual survival at Hock Slough, YKD Discontinued FY 1995 - FY 1999 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Demographic Studies Labor type not yet selected 2008- Priority M
Spectacled Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Spectacled eider Somateria fischeri 2 14.19 Monitor productivity at Hock Slough, YKD Ongoing Not Current FY 1995 - FY 1999 Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Demographic Studies Labor type not yet selected 2008- Priority M
Spectacled Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Spectacled eider Somateria fischeri 2 14.20. Monitor productivity at North Slope Ongoing Current Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Demographic Studies Labor type not yet selected 2008- Priority M
Spectacled Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Spectacled eider Somateria fischeri 2 14.21 Monitor recruitment at North Slope Not Started Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Demographic Studies Labor type not yet selected 2008- Priority M
Spectacled Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Spectacled eider Somateria fischeri 2 1.5 Continue the lead shot settling study currently underway on the Yukon Kuskokwim Delta. Complete FY 2000 - FY 2004 FY 2011 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Environmental Contaminants Labor type not yet selected Complete - removed from task list.
Spectacled Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Spectacled eider Somateria fischeri 2 15.4 Examine breeding season diets of SPEI (added January 2006). Partially Complete FY 2007 Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Dietary Studies Labor type not yet selected 2008- Priority M
Spectacled Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Spectacled eider Somateria fischeri 2 15.5 Maintain captive flock of spectacled eiders. Ongoing Current FY 2005 Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Management: Propagation Labor type not yet selected 2008- Priority M
Spectacled Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Spectacled eider Somateria fischeri 2 1.6 Identify source of lead in North Slope birds. Complete FY 2008 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Environmental Contaminants Labor type not yet selected Complete - removed from task list (2010)
Spectacled Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Spectacled eider Somateria fischeri 2 1.7 Conduct a study to determine if lead is consumed via selection as grit or food Complete FY 2010 Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Environmental Contaminants Labor type not yet selected Complete - removed from task list (2010)
Spectacled Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Spectacled eider Somateria fischeri 2 3.4 SPEI winter energetics study Partially Complete Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: General Labor type not yet selected 2009 - moved to high priority but not yet ranked.
Spectacled Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Spectacled eider Somateria fischeri 2 3.5 Study environmental patterns and processes on the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta to guide management actions such as predator control (SPEI) and re-introduction (STEI) (added January 2006) Ongoing Current FY 2009 Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Management Labor type not yet selected 2008- Priority M
Spectacled Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Spectacled eider Somateria fischeri 2 3.6 How may changes in winter ice conditions affect eiders Complete FY 2009 Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Habitat Requirements Labor type not yet selected 2009 - removed by team as completed
Spectacled Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Spectacled eider Somateria fischeri 2 5.2 Provide updated information regarding eider concentration areas and spill response strategies to appropriate agencies/organizations so Response Plans (geographic and Local) can be revised; also identify rehabilitation requirements/conditions and obligations and protocols for handling oiled birds. (Task changed to M at January 2006 meeting) Ongoing Current FY 2000 - FY 2004 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Management: Reduce Threats in/to Marine Habitats Labor type not yet selected 2008- Priority M
Spectacled Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Spectacled eider Somateria fischeri 2 5.3 In cooperation with the U.S. Coast Guard, develop Best Management Practices protocol for fuel shipping and transfer in areas used by spectacled eiders. Ongoing Current FY 2000 - FY 2004 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Management: Reduce Threats in/to Marine Habitats Labor type not yet selected 2008- Priority M
Spectacled Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Spectacled eider Somateria fischeri 2 5.4 Encourage development of spill clean-up in broken ice Ongoing Current U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Management: Reduce Threats in/to Marine Habitats Labor type not yet selected 2008- Priority M
Spectacled Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Spectacled eider Somateria fischeri 2 7.1 Initiate government to government (Alaska to Chukotka) discussions regarding duck management relative to hunting spectacled eiders, particularly where such hunting affects American breeding populations. Not Started U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Management: International Cooperation Labor type not yet selected 2008- Priority M
Spectacled Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Spectacled eider Somateria fischeri 2 7.2 Investigate the Red Data Book criteria for listing species in the Chukotka Red Book and contact the Committee for Nature Conservation to request consideration of including the spectacled (and Steller's) eiders on the Red Book List; focus particularly on areas where American breeding birds spend time in Russia. Not Started U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Management: International Cooperation Labor type not yet selected 2008- Priority M
Spectacled Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Spectacled eider Somateria fischeri 2 7.3 Develop (translate, adapt Alaska/U.S.) information and education materials on listed eiders and make them available in Russia, focusing particularly on areas in Russia where American breeding populations spend time. Not Started U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Management: International Cooperation Labor type not yet selected 2008- Priority M
Spectacled Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Spectacled eider Somateria fischeri 2 7.4 Investigate developing cooperative efforts with eastern Chukotkan native groups to conduct education efforts and harvest surveys. Not Started U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Management: International Cooperation Labor type not yet selected 2008- Priority M
Spectacled Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Spectacled eider Somateria fischeri 2 7.5 Bilateral treaty talks (education). Not Started U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Management: International Cooperation Labor type not yet selected 2008- Priority M
Spectacled Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Spectacled eider Somateria fischeri 2 8.2 Evaluate researcher impact of intensive study site at Kigigak Island. Partially Complete FY 2007 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Management Techniques Labor type not yet selected 2008- Priority M
Spectacled Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Spectacled eider Somateria fischeri 2 8.3 Conduct a tower-based multi-species visitor disturbance study. Not Started Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Management Techniques Labor type not yet selected 2008- Priority M
Spectacled Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Spectacled eider Somateria fischeri 3 11.3 Radionuclids/nuclear fallout - put this issue to rest (sample winter prey) Not Started Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Environmental Contaminants Labor type not yet selected 2008- Priority L
Spectacled Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Spectacled eider Somateria fischeri 3 12.2 Reduce number of trails through select trail improvement Partially Complete FY 2000 - FY 2004 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Management: Habitat Maintenance and Manipulation Labor type not yet selected 2008- Priority L
Spectacled Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Spectacled eider Somateria fischeri 3 13.2 Investigate competition with walrus south of St. Lawrence Island Partially Complete FY 2009 Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Competition Labor type not yet selected 2008- Priority L
Spectacled Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Spectacled eider Somateria fischeri 3 13.3 Evaluate patterns of distribution and population change and density dependence and competition between geese and spectacled eiders. Not Started Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Competition Labor type not yet selected 2008- Priority L
Spectacled Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Spectacled eider Somateria fischeri 3 13.4 Summary report on whether competition is a problem and how would we manage it Obsolete U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Competition Labor type not yet selected 2010 - Removed from list as it is addressed by more specific tasks such as #15c (competition with walrus).
Spectacled Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Spectacled eider Somateria fischeri 3 14.10. Monitor for annual survival on the North Slope. Not Started U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Demographic Studies Labor type not yet selected 2010 - Priority 24
Spectacled Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Spectacled eider Somateria fischeri 3 14.17 Monitor recruitment at Hock Slough, YKD Discontinued FY 1995 - FY 1999 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Demographic Studies Labor type not yet selected 2008- Priority M
Spectacled Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Spectacled eider Somateria fischeri 3 14.22 Nest plot surveys on North Slope Not Started Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Population Surveys Labor type not yet selected 2008- Priority L
Spectacled Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Spectacled eider Somateria fischeri 3 14.23 Nest plot surveys in Arctic Russia (Chaun Delta, Irigiarika Delta) Not Started Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Population Surveys Labor type not yet selected 2008- Priority L
Spectacled Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Spectacled eider Somateria fischeri 3 14.24 Aerial survey on St. Lawerence Island Not Started U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Population Surveys Labor type not yet selected 2008- Priority L
Spectacled Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Spectacled eider Somateria fischeri 3 14.25 Aerial survey on N. Seward peninsula Not Started U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Population Surveys Labor type not yet selected 2008- Priority L
Spectacled Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Spectacled eider Somateria fischeri 3 14.26 Monitor annual survival at Indigirka River Delta, Arctic Russia Not Started Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Demographic Studies Labor type not yet selected 2008- Priority L
Spectacled Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Spectacled eider Somateria fischeri 3 14.27 Monitor productivity at Indigirka River Delta, Arctic Russia Not Started Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Demographic Studies Labor type not yet selected 2008- Priority L
Spectacled Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Spectacled eider Somateria fischeri 3 14.28 Monitor recruitment at Indigirka River Delta, Arctic Russia Not Started Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Competition Labor type not yet selected 2008- Priority L
Spectacled Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Spectacled eider Somateria fischeri 3 15.6 Develop techniques for diet assessment. Partially Complete FY 2007 Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Dietary Studies Labor type not yet selected 2008- Priority L
Spectacled Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Spectacled eider Somateria fischeri 3 2.3 Implement local fox/gull/raven control on North Slope Ongoing Current FY 2000 - FY 2004 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Management: Predator and Competitor Control Labor type not yet selected 2008- Priority L
Spectacled Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Spectacled eider Somateria fischeri 3 2.4 Investigate whether fisheries enhance SPEI predator populations Not Started Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Management: Predator and Competitor Control Labor type not yet selected 2008- Priority L
Spectacled Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Spectacled eider Somateria fischeri 3 3.7 Examine historical middens to determine whether population oscillations have occurred Not Started Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Research: Population Assessment Labor type not yet selected 2008- Priority L
Spectacled Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Spectacled eider Somateria fischeri 3 5.5 Evaluate relative risks of wind/fossil fuel energy to SPEI Ongoing Current U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Management: Planning Labor type not yet selected 2008- Priority L
Spectacled Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Spectacled eider Somateria fischeri 3 5.6 Evaluate impacts of spills on SPEI in Beaufort Ongoing Current Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Management: Reduce Threats in/to Marine Habitats Labor type not yet selected 2008- Priority L
Spectacled Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Spectacled eider Somateria fischeri 3 9.3 Obtain bycatch information from gillnet fisheries in Kolyma, Indiyirka, Mechigmenski (subsistence mostly). Not Started Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Management: Reduce Threats in/to Marine Habitats Labor type not yet selected 2008- Priority L
Spectacled Eider F 7 Fairbanks Fish and Wildlife Field Office (907) 456-0203 Spectacled eider Somateria fischeri 3 9.4 Investigate feasibility of having at-sea processors dispose of fish offal (a supplemental food source for gulls) beneath the surface where it is unavailable to most non-diving seabirds, including gulls. Not Started Other U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Management: Reduce Threats in/to Marine Habitats Labor type not yet selected 2008- Priority L