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Eider Duck (Somateria mollissima), male lifting off, Lille Torungen, Sørlendet, Norway

Eider Duck (Somateria mollissima), male lifting off, Lille Torungen, Sørlendet, Norway

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Uploaded 10 Nov 2012 by Peter Prokosch
Year: 2012 Taken by: Peter Prokosch
Eider ducks are the only common sea-duck species breeding in the archipelagos of Sørlandet. The Coastal Archipelago Park of the South Coast ("Sørlandet") of Norway covers an area of the Skagerak coast between Grenland in Telemark and Lindesnes in West Agder, including many hundreds of islands and skerries. The Sørland coast is one of the most important recreation areas of Norway and hosts a unique coastal ecosystem with special habitats and a rich biodiversity. Therefore tourism is regulat ...
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