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King Eider | by Frode Falkenberg
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King Eider

Adult male King Eider Somateria spectabilis photographed from a floating hide in Båtsfjord, Finnmark March 2013. This spectacular duck is among my favorite Arctic birds. Several thousand winter in northern Norway, but it is a rather rare bird south of the Polar circle.

 

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Taken on March 22, 2013