King Eider - Somateria spectabilis

Length 1.8 ft (55.9 cm)
Wingspan 2.9 ft (88.9 cm)
Weight 3.7 lb (1678.3 g)
Clutch Size 4-5
Chicks at birth Precocial
IUCN Conservation Status Least Concern
Continents:NA, EU, AS

The King Eider is a large sea duck. They breed along the Arctic coasts of northeast Europe, North America, and Asia. In winter they are farther south but are still in the northern areas of North America, Europe and Asia.

Their diet consists of mollusks, crustaceans, echinoderms, and algae.

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