Wednesday, April 8, 2009

Common Eider

These Common Eiders were swimming by doing a little displaying and calling. This male was swimming with five females.
©2009 ShootingMyUniverse

©2009 ShootingMyUniverse


Tabib said...

Beautiful courtship display photo.
Wow!..five females!. ;)

Kelly said... goodness, that boy is gorgeous!

madcobug said...

Beaufuful ducks. That black and white really stands out. Helen

SAPhotographs (Joan) said...

In a way he is kind of spooky looking. :)

Anonymous said...

Eiders are quite the majestic looking birds. I love it when one captures, as you did Steve, the birds stretching their wings to clean themselves and to release some excess tension.

Arija said...

These are utterly and absolutely magnificent shots!
I am green with envy at such mastery.

The Early Birder said...

Quite a hareem Steve.

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