Common Eider Somateria mollissima
Aves > Anseriformes > Anatidae
Names in different Languages
|French||Eider à duvet|
A large duck, commonly seen in St. Lawerence River, more often on the river than along the shores.
How to Identify
The shape of its beak is a clealy noticeable characteristic to identify this bird.
Where When to Spot
Commonly seen along St. Lawrence River. Usually in flocks, floating away from shores, flying up when a boat is approaching.
|2021-08-23||Saguenay St. Lawrence Marine Park|