The harlequin duck (Histrionicus histrionicus) is a small sea duck. It takes its name from Harlequin (French Arlequin, Italian Arlecchino), a colourfully dressed character in Commedia dell'arte. The species name comes from the Latin word "histrio", "actor". In North America it is also known as lords and ladies. Other names include painted duck, totem pole duck, rock duck, glacier duck, mountain duck, white-eyed diver, squeaker and blue streak.
Harlequin Duck
Date Location Count
2019-11-30 15:40Cape Henlopen SP--Herring Point1
2019-12-09 09:05Ocean City Inlet1
2019-12-07 07:01Avalon--8th St. Jetty (Avalon Seawatch 2015-present)2
2019-12-06 07:10First Landing SP--Campground/Beach1
2019-11-30 14:59Susquehanna River--Pittston1
2019-12-10 08:32Barnegat Lighthouse SP6
2019-12-10 12:32Barnegat Inlet5
2019-12-09 12:00Island Beach SP (please consider using more specific locations)1
2019-12-07 11:08Point Lookout--Town Park3
2019-12-08 18:03Point Lookout4
2019-12-07 08:10Point Lookout--Firemans Park1
2019-12-05 11:28Jones Beach SP--West End6
2019-12-05 09:00Jones Beach SP--West Bath House6
2019-12-05 08:59Jones Beach SP6
2019-11-30 14:54Unity Island (aka Squaw Is.)--Broderick Park2
2019-11-30 16:20Unity Island (aka Squaw Is.)2
2019-11-30 15:55Unity Island (aka Squaw Is.)--North End2
2019-11-30 11:10Niagara--Control Gates1
2019-12-08 09:48Niagara--Upper Falls (ON)1
2019-11-30 11:26Niagara Falls SP--Three Sisters Islands1
2019-12-04 11:18Niagara Falls SP--Goat Island1
2019-12-03 14:19Sodus Bay, Sodus Point1
2019-12-03 11:52Oswego Harbor1
2019-11-29 13:55Prince Edward Point NWA--Prince Edward Point Bird Observatory1
2019-11-29 09:56Whitby--Lynde Creek1
2019-12-05 15:07Barcovan Beach--Weller's Bay1
2019-12-07 14:25Beavertail SP8
2019-12-01 13:45Brenton Point SP--Shoreline2
2019-11-30 10:47Cliff Walk6
2019-12-08 14:10Sachuest Pt. NWR3
2019-12-05 14:09Sakonnet Pt.13
2019-12-07 13:25The Knubble5
2019-12-06 10:54Gooseberry Neck8
2019-12-07 08:30Cuttyhunk Island7
2019-12-05 12:15Squibnocket Beach1
2019-12-08 14:45Lucy Vincent Beach4
2019-12-07 11:24Murrell's Inlet1
2019-12-07 10:12Huntington Beach SP--North Beach1
2019-12-07 10:23Huntington Beach SP1
2019-12-08 10:30Cape Poge Wildlife Refuge1
2019-11-29 12:26Scusset Beach State Reservation10
2019-12-02 08:55Manomet Inc.2
2019-12-10 11:07Dowses Beach, Osterville1
2019-12-08 14:35Minot and The Glades7
2019-12-06 08:51Manomet Point5
2019-12-08 09:33Siasconset--Baxter Rd Erosion Control Project viewpoint9
2019-12-08 11:23Bass Rocks, Gloucester3
2019-12-10 07:28Locust Grove Cemetery9
2019-12-08 13:50Granite Pier, Rockport3
2019-11-30 14:30Rockport Harbor5
2019-12-05 11:43Loblolly Cove4
2019-12-08 13:35Cathedral Ledge30
2019-12-10 13:50Halibut Point SP1
2019-12-09 10:40Andrews Point, Rockport3
2019-12-05 15:31Cape Neddick Light16
2019-11-30 07:00Marginal Way, Ogunquit1
2019-12-08 14:10Two Lights SP20
2019-12-10 10:42Dyer Point2
2019-12-09 09:00Waukegan Beach1
2019-12-10 10:57Waukegan Harbor1
2019-12-10 12:05Waukegan Lakefront (Lake Co.)1
2019-11-27 12:53Oak Creek Parkway Trail1
2019-11-29 09:16Acadia NP--Schoodic Point1
2019-11-28 12:59Corea - Cranberry Point18
2019-12-02 11:20Marina de La Chaudière1
2019-12-01 10:40Sault Ste. Marie--Bushplane Heritage Centre/MNRF Office1
2019-12-08 15:00Sault Ste. Marie--Whitefish Island/Sault Locks1
2019-12-09 12:00Parc linéaire de la Rivière-St-Charles--Secteur Duberger1
2019-12-02 11:20Parc linéaire de la Rivière-St-Charles--Secteur du parc Chauveau1
2019-12-10 14:40Anclam Park1
2019-12-07 08:15White Head--Long Point Beach15
2019-11-30 08:03Pinkney's Point3
2019-12-07 08:45White Head--Southern Shore18
2019-12-08 09:55White Head--Langmaid Cove & Dump1
2019-11-27 11:05White Head--Sheep Rock Cove area3
2019-11-28 13:31Baccaro Peninsula--Baccaro Point4
2019-11-27 07:30Point Lepreau6
2019-11-28 08:44Quai, La Baie3
2019-12-05 15:36Margaretsville1
2019-12-04 09:22Peggy's Cove21
2019-12-09 07:30Crystal Crescent Beach22
2019-12-07 11:27Duncan's Cove10
2019-11-27 14:00Quai, Baie-Comeau3
2019-12-09 11:30Grand Marais Harbor1
2019-11-30 12:30Halte municipale, Les Îlots-de-Newport5
2019-12-02 06:17Rte du Phare, Percé (Cap-d'Espoir)1
2019-12-01 08:23Quai, Percé3
2019-12-05 10:23East Point, PEI1
2019-12-02 09:57Pointe-St-Pierre3
2019-12-08 10:19Site historique du Phare de Cap-des-Rosiers10
2019-11-27 11:00Louisbourg Lighthouse19
2019-12-05 13:30Diamant30
2019-12-08 10:00La pointe1
2019-12-07 10:42Gardiner Dam1
2019-12-09 09:00Calgary--Beaverdam Flats Park4
2019-11-28 14:15Semiahmoo Resort2
2019-12-10 11:46Sandy Point1
2019-12-10 10:00Picnic Point Park3
2019-12-09 10:12Birch Bay State Park6
2019-12-06 14:44Camano Island--Maple Grove Beach5
2019-12-08 10:26Ala Spit1
2019-12-08 08:49North Vancouver--Maplewood Conservation Area2
2019-12-05 07:42Edmonds Waterfront1
2019-12-06 10:40Washington Park, Anacortes8
2019-12-08 07:52Rosario Beach / Rosario Head1
2019-11-27 10:07Kayu Kayu Ac Park, Richmond Beach8
2019-12-08 09:19Deception Pass SP -- West Beach5
2019-12-05 10:45Four Mile Rock, Magnolia3
2019-12-02 09:48North Beach, Orcas Island4
2019-12-08 07:38Des Moines Marina2
2019-12-08 13:29West Vancouver--Ambleside Park2
2019-12-10 08:28Normandy Park Beach6
2019-12-08 14:38Lincoln Park, Seattle2
2019-12-09 09:15Fauntleroy Ferry Terminal11
2019-12-10 08:00Alki (including north and south beaches)3
2019-11-28 09:22Brandt's Landing Marina, Orcas Island5
2019-11-29 12:40Hastie Lake Rd beach access2
2019-12-08 08:01Point Roberts5
2019-12-08 07:43Restoration Point (restricted access)20
2019-12-03 10:25Port Townsend-Keystone Ferry (Jefferson Co.)2
2019-11-29 11:50Libbey Beach County Park1
2019-12-05 09:30Beach at Kiniski's Reef Tavern, Point Roberts2
2019-12-09 10:41Fort Flagler SP8
2019-11-28 13:44Bainbridge Island Ferry Terminal2
2019-12-07 16:04North Vashon Ferry Terminal2
2019-12-08 10:44Fort Flagler SP - Campground/Beach35
2019-12-10 10:34Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal Jetty2
2019-11-29 10:43Point Hudson5
2019-11-29 08:45West Vancouver--Lighthouse Park2
2019-11-30 15:25West Vancouver--Klootchman Park2
2019-12-09 10:46Lagoon Beach5
2019-12-04 09:45Fort Ward Park, Bainbridge Island2
2019-12-03 15:01Otis Perkins Day Park11
2019-11-29 07:57Schel-chelb Estuary6
2019-12-09 15:44Cattle Point7
2019-12-07 13:40Jackson Beach2
2019-12-07 11:00American Camp5
2019-12-05 13:50South Pender Island--Brooks Point Park2
2019-12-10 15:01Gardiner Beach6
2019-12-07 12:17San Juan County Park2
2019-12-08 09:55Chaster Creek8
2019-12-02 15:10John Wayne Marina4
2019-12-08 08:25Roberts Creek Jetty5
2019-12-09 15:20Jack Road Ocean Viewpoint5
2019-12-07 12:56Penrose State Park5
2019-12-07 09:15Wilson Creek estuary3
2019-12-07 12:20Victoria--Cattle Point4
2019-12-10 10:05Sechelt--Mission Point5
2019-12-03 10:45Davis Bay Wharf4
2019-11-30 14:10Oak Bay--Turkey Head/Queen's Park4
2019-12-08 09:30Oak Bay--Bowker Avenue9
2019-12-04 09:18Victoria Golf Course (restricted access)4
2019-11-29 15:00Sidney--Lochside Drive waterfront1
2019-12-05 11:30Kitty Islet4
2019-12-03 12:28McNeill Bay2
2019-12-05 14:55Victoria--Harling Point (Chinese Cemetery)4
2019-12-08 11:10Clover Point11
2019-11-28 09:15Beacon Hill Park4
2019-12-08 09:42Victoria Harbour5
2019-12-05 14:45Esquimalt--Macaulay Point5
2019-12-02 10:17Victoria-Port Angeles, Canadian side3
2019-12-09 11:33Fort Rodd Hill and Fisgard Lighthouse National Historic Site3
2019-12-02 11:22Port Angeles-Victoria Ferry (US side)2
2019-12-08 12:43Witty's Lagoon Regional Park--Tower Point12
2019-12-02 12:18Francis Street Park4
2019-12-08 12:45Ediz Hook6
2019-12-06 12:39Pipers Lagoon5
2019-12-09 10:40Nanaimo--Neck Point Park7
2019-12-10 13:50Sooke--Whiffin Spit Park6
2019-12-01 02:30Salt Creek County Park9
2019-12-03 09:30Rathtrevor Beach Provincial Park2
2019-12-06 08:50Englishman River Estuary--Plummer Rd side4
2019-12-09 10:53Powell River--Willingdon Beach1
2019-12-08 13:15Parksville Bay10
2019-12-01 12:01Lyre Conservation Area6
2019-12-04 15:15Powell River--Sliammon Point3
2019-12-10 09:07Qualicum Beach--Viewing Platform3
2019-12-08 01:44Josephine Islands13
2019-11-30 12:00Little Qualicum estuary8
2019-12-05 10:00Hornby Island--Norris Rocks1
2019-12-09 14:09Hornby Island--Mt Geoffrey2
2019-12-03 14:25Deep Bay6
2019-12-10 13:16Comox--Cape Lazo6
2019-12-08 09:00Comox--Point Holmes
2019-12-07 12:20Comox--Air Force Beach14
2019-11-28 14:34Kin Beach Provincial Park, Comox39
2019-12-08 10:55Little River Road Beach Access12
2019-11-29 16:27Little River ferry terminal16
2019-11-30 09:44Royston--Gartley Road5
2019-12-07 12:15Rebecca Spit Provincial Park12
2019-12-08 13:50Cape Mudge Lighthouse14
2019-12-07 15:13Shipwreck Point49
2019-12-08 15:09Campbell River--Willow Point19
2019-12-08 11:20Campbell RIver--Robert V. Ostler Park2
2019-12-08 09:00Campbell River--Tyee Spit12
2019-12-09 11:53Neah Bay--town and bay only25
2019-12-08 13:00Ocean Shores -- Pt. Brown Jetty1
2019-11-30 10:15Seaside Cove6
2019-11-29 13:35Silver Point4
2019-12-01 12:48Painted Rock2
2019-12-02 09:09Cape Kiwanda SP1
2019-12-07 10:45Malcolm Island--Kaleva Road11
2019-12-08 11:30Shiels Bay, Malcolm Island13
2019-12-08 09:45Malcolm Island--Bere Point11
2019-12-07 13:21Boiler Bay State Wayside3
2019-11-29 09:36Cluxewe Estuary35
2019-12-08 09:00MK Bay Marina2
2019-12-08 13:07Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area--Lighthouse2
2019-12-07 14:45Yaquina Bay SP2
2019-12-08 08:36Yaquina River--SE Jetty Way20
2019-12-07 08:53Seal Rock--Pullouts south on Hwy. 1014
2019-12-03 11:34Avila Beach Pier1
2019-11-29 12:22Tokatee Klootchman SP4
2019-12-06 07:30Port San Luis1
2019-12-03 10:20Estero Bluffs SP1
2019-11-28 11:30Sunset Bay SP3
2019-12-09 11:22Bullards Beach SP1
2019-11-29 10:45Coquille River--South Jetty 3
2019-12-08 08:45Ketchikan (town)7
2019-12-08 08:30Coyote Point County Park1
2019-12-09 16:00Pt. St. George1
2019-12-03 14:50Petersburg (town)2
2019-12-06 10:23Sandspit--airport6
2019-12-06 09:57Sandspit--Coast Guard base and marina1
2019-12-06 09:10Haida Gwaii--Onward Point Trail, Moresby Island3
2019-12-06 14:25Skidegate Landing to Alliford Bay ferry crossing1
2019-12-09 12:00Haida Gwaii--Skidegate Inlet BC IBA1451
2019-11-30 13:09Outer Point Trail (Douglas Is.)19
2019-11-29 12:17Sauðárkrókur--höfnin (harbour area)1
2019-12-02 08:38Hoonah (town) (Chichagof Is.)8
2019-12-04Sitka Nat. Historical Park6
2019-12-08Sitka (town)
2019-12-09 14:00Sitka--Halibut Point SRS4
2019-12-09 12:30Húsavík--Haukamýri
2019-12-01 11:19Húsavík--hafnarsvæði (harbour area)8
2019-11-30 10:55Nes--Stokksnes1
2019-12-07 14:00Hamarsfjörður
2019-12-05 13:07Seward--Spring Creek Campground (near boat repair fac.)4
2019-11-27 13:22Seward--New Headlands5
2019-12-08 11:54Seward--Marathon Campground, Seward Waterfront Pk.3
2019-12-05 12:00Resurrection Bay--Callisto Head20
2019-12-08 11:19Homer Spit5
2019-12-10 13:00Seldovia--Outside Beach, Campground, & RV Park8
2019-12-06 10:20Seldovia (town)16
2019-12-03 15:15Kodiak Is.--Fort Abercrombie State Historical Park45
2019-11-30 11:20Kodiak Is.--City of Kodiak--Mission Lake35
2019-12-10 15:30Kodiak Is.--City of Kodiak (includes Near Island)9
2019-12-07 15:17Kodiak Is.--Near Island8
2019-12-01 11:10Kodiak Is.--Gibson Cove Rd6
2019-12-08 10:26Kodiak Is.--Buskin River SRS11
2019-12-01 13:44Unalaska Is.--Dutch Harbor83
2019-12-10 09:00余市町--モイレ岬 (Yoichi--Cape Moire)62
2019-12-06 14:40小樽市--恵比須島 (Otaru--Ebisu Island)7
2019-12-03 11:43浜中町--浜中港 (Hamanaka--Hamanaka Port)2