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king eider Alternate name
Somateria spectabilis Scientific name 
Anseriformes Order
Anatidae Family   
4-7 Clutch   Eggs
Food   Diet
482 World Number

Least Concern


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Embedded file King Eider drake calls
(Somateria spectabilis)
Stuart Fisher XC30124
02-05-2001, United Kingdom

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