I walked right passed this one and didn't notice it. The females camouflage is amazing.
Mother Eider & 5 chicks
Mixed group of Eider - males, females & chicks
Maybe a family group of Eider - male, female & chicks - but the males really do not get involved!
This is on the reservoir on the Isle of May, so this is fresh water.
A puffin on fresh water.
I really like the green pattern on the male eider.
Puffin / Eider mix
Isle of May 16 May 2017-0786Birds on the Isle of May, 16 May 2017. I went on the May Princess sailing from Anstruther at 09:00. Lovely day with good cloud cover so that the plumage was better in flight.
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This Eider was right next to the path at the air receivers. I still didn't notice it the first time I walked passed.
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