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Eider Ducks-male and females

Somateria mollissima


Spotted on the Causeway between the mainland and Lindisfarne island,Northumbria 50-71cm fully grown Slightly larger than a Mallard duck (Anas Platyrhynchos). 31,000 UK breeding pairs


Sea duck with fat body Eiders dive to search for food on the seabed-periwinkles and other shellfish

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England, United Kingdom

Spotted on May 28, 2013
Submitted on May 28, 2013

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