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August 13, 2008

Awesome Common Eider Video

Found this through the cool Lab of Ornithology website redesign blog (Round Robin). This is footage taken by Joel P. Heath, Ph.D. at Belcher Islands, Nunavut.

Common Eider we found in Rhode Island above the water… click the link below to see what they look like underwater!
Common Eider

The video shows a Common Eider diving and feasting on mussel-urchin beds. The best part is the last part when the bird resurfaces!

More information about Joel and his work.

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  1. Amy says:

    Wow, that IS awesome. Thanks for sharing it.

    Amys last blog post..Spot the Birdorable 17

    Posted on: August 14, 2008 @ 12:33 pm

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