NT6599 : Eider Duck (Somateria mollisima)

taken 7 years ago, near to Tarbet Hole [water Feature], Fife, Great Britain

Eider Duck (Somateria mollisima)
Eider Duck (Somateria mollisima)
This duck has made her nest only inches from one of the paths on the island, and must be well accustomed to passing humans, because she didn't flinch at my approach, and allowed herself to be photographed without moving a muscle. She will soon hatch a numerous brood of ducklings, and as soon as they are ready she will lead them down to the sea.
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Date Taken
Monday, 14 June, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 19 June, 2010
Category
Birds > Birds   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 652 997 [100m precision]
WGS84: 56:11.3403N 2:33.7087W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 652 997
View Direction
Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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