Images from the Natural World.
Friday, 12 December 2008
Eider [female]. Northumberland, England
Canon 20D + 300 f2.8.
These sturdy, crab-eating, marine ducks are found mainly around the northern coasts of the UK.
The beautifully patterned feathers are used by the ducks to keep their eggs warm and by man in Eider down quilts.
Copyright: Kevin Smith
Bird Duck Coast Sea UK Wildlife Nature Eider Canon
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