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Common eider

Somateria mollissima mollissima

Description:

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.

Habitat:

Spotted in a fjord.

Notes:

Norwegian name: Ærfugl

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1 Comment

Deny
Deny a month ago

Stay cool spotting

arne.roysland
Spotted by
arne.roysland

Viken, Norway

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

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