Forum > Identifying Birds > Spotted At St Monans, Fife, Scotland

Cheesenbranston Posted 08-Apr-2015 22:14
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I spotted this on the coastline at St Monans, Fife, Scotland over the Easter weekend. I've had no joy identifying it using a book of native coastal birds, or the RSPB bird identifier website. Hoping someone here can help.

Cheers

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Les Posted 09-Apr-2015 14:43
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This is a male EIDER duck, female is dull brown.
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Les

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Cheesenbranston Posted 12-Apr-2015 08:55
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Many thanks Les, the first time I've seen one.

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Bigc Posted 12-Apr-2015 13:28
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correct its a common eider

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