Do Barrow's Goldeneyes, Bucephala islandica, Breed South of the St. Lawrence Estuary in the Gaspé Peninsula, Eastern Canada?

Jean-François Ouellet, Pierre Fradette, Isabel Blouin


We report the first observations of Barrow's Goldeneyes south of the St. Lawrence estuary in typical breeding habitat during the breeding season. Until recently, the confirmed breeding locations for the species in Eastern North America were all located on the north shore of the Estuary and Gulf of St. Lawrence.


Barrow's Goldeneye; Bucephala islandica; Chic-Chocs Mountains; Gaspé Peninsula

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