Eider

Somateria mollissima


Winter visitor and passage migrant with small numbers in summer.



BOU Name
Common Eider
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Most Recent Records recorded via website

Name Date SiteName Observer Num Notes
Eider 30 Nov 2019 Frinton-on-Sea Paul Brayshaw 22 N single flock, 8 adult males
Eider 24 Nov 2019 Bradwell Bird Observatory (BBO) Tony Kennelly 5 2m & 3f
Eider 24 Nov 2019 Frinton-on-Sea Paul Brayshaw 32 14N, 6+2S, 10N
Eider 15 Nov 2019 Frinton-on-Sea Paul Brayshaw 8 N (1+7 - group of 8 at Holland Haven lost one before reaching Frinton!)
Eider 05 Nov 2019 Frinton-on-Sea Paul Brayshaw 3
Eider 01 Nov 2019 Southend-on-Sea Andrew Cox 4 Male & three females east. Close to the pier.
Eider 29 Oct 2019 East Tilbury Paul Larkin 4 Flock drifted up with the tide
Eider 29 Oct 2019 Frinton-on-Sea Paul Brayshaw 2
Eider 27 Oct 2019 Colne Pt Graham Upton 1 Immature, very friendly with a brent goose, swimming near shingle bank
Eider 23 Oct 2019 Frinton-on-Sea Paul Brayshaw 4 north
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