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Common Eider Somateria mollissima

Common Eider Somateria mollissima

Aves > Anseriformes > Anatidae

A large duck, commonly seen in St. Lawerence River, more often on the river than along the shores.

The shape of its beak is a clealy noticeable characteristic to identify this bird.

Commonly seen along St. Lawrence River. Usually in flocks, floating away from shores, flying up when a boat is approaching.

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Saguenay St. Lawrence Marine Park2021-08-23
Tadoussac2018-05-22