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Eider (Somateria mollissima).

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About
This is the heaviest and the fastest flying duck in Britain. Eiders live close to the shore and feed on shellfish, especially mussels. They nest on the ground, on rocky coasts and islands of the mainland. The brown colour of the females helps them stay out of sight while they incubate their eggs. It is an Amber List species.

When
All year round

Where
Lunderston Bay

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