Female Eider
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Colouring Closely barred brown body, dark lower
Voice Sensuous cooing
Feeds on Crabs, shellfish, shrimps, starfish
Flight Fast
Nesting Ground
Social Flocks
Female Eider
Female Eider
Also Known As ..
Common Eider
Page Last Updated 24/03/2017 06:40:00
Base Information
Sex Female
Age Both
Status Secure
Order Anseriformes
Family Anatidae
Species Somateria mollissima
Category Wildfowl
StdName Common Eider
Vital Statistics
Length 50 to 71 cms
Weight 1200 to 2800 gms
Wingspan 80 to 108 cms
Lifespan 10 to 15 years
Beak Length Medium
Beak Width Medium
Beak Shape Spatulate
Tail Length Short
Distribution YCommon RRare VVery Rare NNot Seen
Region EUYEurope
Region NANNorth America
Country USNUnited States
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Bird Id - Bird Identification - Female Eider (Species=Somateria mollissima / Standard Name=Common Eider)