Eider Ducks

eiders1

Eider Ducks at the Beach near Dunbar Scotland. Eider ducks are the heaviest duck found in the UK according to the RSPB. They are a sea duck rarely found away from coasts where its dependence on coastal molluscs for food. Eiders are highly gregarious and stay close inshore, riding the swell in bays or strung out in long lines out beyond the breaking waves. The male is Black and White and the female is Brown.

eiders6eiders4eiders5eiders2eiders.jpg

3 thoughts on “Eider Ducks

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.