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The Backshore Bird Blog

January 9, 2015

 Common Eider Pair


With a name like Common Eider and the fact that it is one of the most common species found along Peaks Island’s shore one might think that this species is ‘common’ and rather uninteresting. On the contrary, this species is one of the most interestin...

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