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Common eider

Somateria mollissima mollissima


On land, they may look like clumsy birds, but these birds are skilled swimmers and divers. These females belongs to the group of coastal-bound diving seabirds and is a large fishing duck. Shellfish are at the top of the menu.


Spotted in a fjord.


Norwegian name: Ærfugl

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1 Comment

Deny a month ago

Stay cool spotting

Spotted by

Viken, Norway

Spotted on Aug 13, 2020
Submitted on Aug 23, 2020

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