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Common Eider

Somateria mollissima

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11 Comments

lauret.thierry.5
lauret.thierry.5 8 years ago

oh yes, amazing beauty!!!

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 8 years ago

wow,,,

Tom15
Tom15 8 years ago

Thanks Ali!

Tom15
Tom15 8 years ago

Thanks Sachin. These Common Eiders were really common yesterday when I went looking for the King Eider. There were about 1,000 of these birds in the Cape Cod canal.

Ali Hemati Pour
Ali Hemati Pour 8 years ago

Incredibly beautiful!!

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 8 years ago

Fantastic collection Tom15..

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 8 years ago

I guess I'll have to look next time I'm by the coast!

Tom15
Tom15 8 years ago

Thanks Jakubko, these are common along the coast in most of New England especially in the winter. I suspect they aren't too hard to find on the NY coast either.

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 8 years ago

Beautiful! I really want to see one of these!

Tom15
Tom15 8 years ago

Ric, Common Eiders are "common" up here in the winter, but seeing one in Florida would be a nice spotting.

Ric3
Ric3 8 years ago

Had one fly into a beach community along the Intercoastal Waterway here in FL about a month ago; and by chance a local birder confirmed its presence w/ a photo. Bells and whistles went off for others to find it again. It was not to be seen. I didn't get to see that photo, so it's nice to see this one.

Tom15
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Tom15

Gloucester, Massachusetts, USA

Spotted on Mar 11, 2013
Submitted on Mar 12, 2013

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