Somateria mollissima

Winter visitor and passage migrant with small numbers in summer.

BOU Name
Common Eider
Data Required
All records. Age/sex.

Most Recent Records recorded via website

Name Date SiteName Observer Num Notes
Eider 07 Jan 2019 Tollesbury Wick NR EWT Alan Shearring 2 by Ross Revenge
Eider 25 Dec 2018 Frinton-on-Sea Paul Brayshaw 6 N
Eider 14 Dec 2018 Frinton-on-Sea Paul Brayshaw 8 groups of 6 (3 pairs) and 2 (pair) N
Eider 11 Dec 2018 Bradwell-on-Sea Tony Thomas 1 Lone female 100m off Power station
Eider 05 Dec 2018 Frinton-on-Sea Paul Brayshaw 3 1N 2S
Eider 04 Dec 2018 Burnham-on-Crouch Steven Swaby 3 feeding on the Crouch near Royal Corinthians Yacht Club
Eider 25 Nov 2018 Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT) Paul Larkin 6 Drifted up with the tide then flew up river and didn't return. One adult and four immature drakes plus a female/juv
Eider 24 Nov 2018 Beckton Gary A James 1 Flew upriver @ 09:35
Eider 24 Nov 2018 Naze, The Brian Combes 3
Eider 22 Nov 2018 Gunners Park, Shoebury David Hale 1 Feeding around pier for duration. Sex, possible immature male
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