Virtual museum of Canada
Collections from Storage: A Visit to our Hidden Treasures

Common Eider
Accession number : 2007.2.66
Scientific Name : Somateria mollissima
English Name : Common Eider
French Name : Eider à duvet
Specimen Nature : nest
Locality Description : Baie-des-Sables (Quebec, Canada)

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Photo 1
Nest of a Common Eider constructed of plant material and lined with down and feathers.

Credits : Musée de la nature et des sciences, Sherbrooke

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