Eider

Somateria mollissima


Winter visitor and passage migrant with small numbers in summer.



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Common Eider
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Most Recent Records recorded via website

Name Date SiteName Observer Num Notes
Eider 31 May 2020 Frinton-on-Sea Paul Brayshaw 2 ff
Eider 19 May 2020 Colne Pt Michael Padmore 1 Male, came up onto beach to preen.
Eider 05 May 2020 Frinton-on-Sea Paul Brayshaw 1 drake
Eider 14 Apr 2020 Mersea Island Stephen Entwistle 1 Victoria esplanade (SE)
Eider 13 Apr 2020 Mersea Island Stephen Entwistle 2 Victoria esplanade SE
Eider 12 Apr 2020 Frinton-on-Sea Paul Brayshaw 1 adult male
Eider 04 Apr 2020 Mersea Island Stephen Entwistle 2 mf type Victoria esplanade in with usual 5 herring gulls
Eider 03 Apr 2020 Mersea Island Stephen Entwistle 3 All female type plumage
Eider 31 Mar 2020 Mersea Island Stephen Entwistle 1 Victoria esplanade seen by MC
Eider 10 Jan 2020 East Mersea Mick Woodruff 2
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