Eider (Somateria mollissima)

A Common seaduck around the coasts of Sotland and Northern England with birds present locally further South. Adult males are instantly recognisable, a lovely combination of white/black with green nape. Females are brown and juveniles are brown.

Eiders foreplay Farnes 17 5 08 IMG_5067

Eiders foreplay Farnes 17 5 08 IMG_5067



Eiders foreplay Farnes 17 5 08 IMG_5072

Eiders foreplay Farnes 17 5 08  IMG_5072



Eider male flight Farnes 17 5 08 IMG_4939

Eider male flight Farnes 17 5 08 IMG_4939



Eider male flight Farnes 17 5 08 IMG_4932_filtered

Eider male flight Farnes 17 5 08 IMG_4932_filtered



Eider female sitting Farnes 13 5 08 IMG_5851

Eider female sitting Farnes 13 5 08  IMG_5851



Eider 1st winter male St Andrews 21 2 08 IMG_3581

Eider 1st winter male St Andrews 21 2 08 IMG_3581



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