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February: Sea Ducks Relish Winter on the Chesapeake
Episode 4316th February 2022 • Chesapeake Almanac • Chesapeake Bay Foundation
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Winter brings several diving ducks from Canada and Alaska that thrive on the open Chesapeake. In this episode, John Page introduces us to four sea duck species attracted to the Bay's historically rich bottom food stores found in oyster beds.

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These readings are from John Page Williams, Jr.'s book, Chesapeake Almanac: Following the Bay through the Seasons. The publication is available in print at