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Photos of Common Eider - Somateria mollissima

Last modified on 2023-01-15. Dedicated page for wildlife photographers. Here, you will find valuable information including camera settings, date, and location for each photo. For more information about the species itself, please visit our website Fauna & Flora Photography, Common Eider (Somateria mollissima)

A large duck, commonly seen in St. Lawerence River, more often on the river than along the shores.

Flock of Common Eiders

Flock of Common Eiders

Saguenay St. Lawrence Marine Park

NIKON Z 6; NIKKOR Z 70-200mm f/2.8 VR S; Focal Length 200mm; Exposure 1/1250; Aperture f/9; Iso 140;

Male Common Eider

Male Common Eider. The first time I spotted this species.


NIKON D500; 300mm f/4.0; Focal Length 420mm; Exposure 1/640; Aperture f5.6; Iso 100;

Written and regularly updated by Karl-Heinz Müller, Dipl. Natw. ETH, Biology. With 10 years of experience in wildlife photography, Karl-Heinz shares first-hand, on-site collected observations, photos and videos from his frequent visits to parks in Montreal and surrounding areas.

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