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 22 Sep 2021 Walton-on-The-Naze Steve Grimwade 1 Long-staying female
Eider 18 Sep 2021 Naze, The Brian Combes 1
Eider 12 Sep 2021 Walton-on-The-Naze Steve Grimwade 1 Female
Eider 10 Aug 2021 Naze, The Liz Huxley 1 female
Eider 27 Jul 2021 Hamford Water Liz Huxley 2 1 male, 1 female
Eider 05 Jul 2021 Naze, The Reuben Braddock 1 female on sea
Eider 28 Jun 2021 Harwich Peter Brittain 3 Mid river between Harwich and Felixstowe
Eider 11 Jun 2021 The Naze at Walton Harold A Lilley 1 Juvenile, first observed preening while standing on one of the circular concrete slabs below the cliffs with the sea breaking over. On return it was paddling out to sea. No evidence that it was oiled.
Eider 03 Jun 2021 Naze, The Brian Combes 1
Eider 17 May 2021 Naze, The Liz Huxley 1 female
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