Image: Eider Duck

Eider Duck

Eider Duck from John Gould's The Birds of Great Britain, vol. 5, 1873.

Photographer:
James King
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© Australian Museum Research Library
Creator:
John Gould and H.C. Richter
Rights:
© Australian Museum Research Library

Notes

Few of those who feel the comfortable warmth of an Eider-down coverlet ever give a thought to the bird which affords the material of which it is composed...

John Gould The Birds of Great Britain, 1873.

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