Somateria mollissima

L’edredone comune, (Somateria mollissima, Linnaeus 1758) è una grande anatra marina appartenente alla famiglia delle Anatidae. Gli edredoni sono grandi anatre marine del genere Somateria.

The common eider (Somateria mollissima) is a large sea-duck that is distributed over the northern coasts of Europe, North America and eastern Siberia. Geographic range: Somateria mollissima mollissima: Coast of nw Eurasia; winters to coastal s France; Somateria mollissima borealis: breeds northeastern Arctic . Justification This species has been uplisted to Near Threatened. Within Europe it has experienced moderate declines and these have not been compensated for . A group of displaying Common Eider on the sea and then close-ups of drinking birds.

Il Somateria mollissima (Edredone) è un uccello della famiglia Anatidae, presente sul territorio italiano. Family: Anatidae (Ducks, Geese and Swans). L’ Edredone comune fa parte della famiglia delle Anatidae, una particolare anatra marina facile da riconoscere per via della testa e del becco largo, che . The current biogeographic populations of Common Eider Subspecies Population Somateria mollissima borealis Arctic NE Canada Somateria mollissima . It is also more brilliantly colored (bright orange-yellow) and the breast is said to be paler buff-color . Common Eider 50-cm; male nominate 1384-28g, female nominate 1192-28g, male dresseri 1700-24g, female dresseri 850-25g . From media Commons, the free media repository. Somateria, 69 7Somateria fischeri, 7Somateria mollissima, 7Somateria mollissima borealis, 74 . Branta bernicla brota Clangula byemalis Somateria mollissima borealis Calidris . It is the largest duck in the Northern Hemisphere.

It is 25-inches in length with a wingspan of inches.