Common eider

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Common eider – Somateria mollissima – is a large migratory Holarctic sea-duck of Type – waterbird, Family Anatidae and Order Anseriformes. It is widely found around the Arctic coastlines and islands, where it breeds in the high Arctic but spends its winters in more Temperate coastlines. In the AWB Region small numbers are on the main list of Turkey.

Type - waterbird - 
Summer Habitat - Tundra coastlines and islands,
Winter Habitat - Temperate coastal areas,

Order:	Anseriformes
Family:	Anatidae
Genus:	Somateria

Species -	Somateria mollissima 
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