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Whooper Swan

Animals; Birds

The Whooper Swan (Cygnus cygnus) is a large Northern Hemisphere swan. It is the Eurasian counterpart of the North American Trumpeter Swan.

Spectacled Eider

Animals; Birds

The Spectacled Eider (Somateria fischeri) is a large sea duck, which breeds on the coasts of Alaska and northeastern Siberia.

Steller's Eider

Animals; Birds

The Steller's Eider (Polysticta stelleri) is a medium-large sea duck, which breeds along the Arctic coasts of eastern Siberia and Alaska.

Labrador Duck

Animals; Birds

The Labrador Duck, Camptorhynchus labradorius, was a striking black and white eider-like sea duck that was never common, and is believed to be the first bird to become extinct in North America after ...

Harlequin Duck

Animals; Birds

The Harlequin Duck, Histrionicus histrionicus, is a small sea duck. It takes its name from Arlecchino, Harlequin in French, a colourfully dressed character in Commedia dell'arte.

Long-tailed Duck

Animals; Birds

The Long-tailed Duck (Clangula hyemalis) is a medium-sized sea duck. It is the only living member of its genus, Clangula.

Common Scoter

Animals; Birds

The Common Scoter (Melanitta nigra) is a large sea duck, 43-54 cm in length, which breeds over the far north of Europe and Asia east to the Olenyok River.

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