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Osteology of the eider, Somateria mollissima (L.)

Per G. P. Ericson

Osteology of the eider, Somateria mollissima (L.)

a study of sexual, geographic, and temporal morphometric variation in the eider skeleton

by Per G. P. Ericson

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Published by Statens Historiska Museum in Stockholm .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Eider -- Anatomy.,
  • Eider -- Morphology.,
  • Birds -- Anatomy.,
  • Birds -- Morphology.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 111-115.

    StatementPer G.P. Ericson ; [translation, David A. Tilles].
    SeriesStudies / The Museum of National Antiquities, Stockholm,, 5, Studies (Statens historiska museum (Stockholm, Sweden)) ;, 5.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL696.A52 E75 1987
    The Physical Object
    Pagination142 p. :
    Number of Pages142
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2076633M
    ISBN 10917192695X
    LC Control Number88109962

    Common Eider - Somateria mollissima. picture by Cathy Murrant. Ref:camu Somateria mollissima mollissima European eider N mm Somateria mollissima faeroeensis Faeroe eider M mm Somateria mollissima v-nigra Pacific eider P mm.

    Books CDs & DVDs Clothing & Footwear Digiscoping Common Eider Somateria mollissima. Taxonomy Version: IOC The latest sighting details and map for Common Eider are only available to our BirdGuides Ultimate or our BirdGuides Pro subscribers. Criteria: A4abcde Click here for more information about the Red List categories and criteria Justification of Red List category This species has been uplisted to Near Threatened. Within Europe, it has experienced moderate declines which have not been compensated for by increases elsewhere in the species' range.

    (shown in plate); 'borealis' (Northern Eider) of the high Arctic has the smallest bill; 'sedentaria' (Hudson Bay Eider) is intermediate in bill size and mainly resident in the Hudson Bay area. Takes approximately 3 years and 8 molts to reach adulthood. Females brown and Missing: Osteology. Visit our new-look Galleries to view and search images of thousands of bird species, and join our worldwide community of bird photographersMissing: Osteology.


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Osteology of the eider, Somateria mollissima (L.) by Per G. P. Ericson Download PDF EPUB FB2

Osteology of the eider, Somateria mollissima (L.): a study of sexual, geographic, and temporal morphometric variation in the eider skeleton. The female common eider plucks down from her own body to line a nest, in which she lays four to five eggs, on average (range 2 to 8).

After the second or third egg is laid, the female begins incubation. Incubation lasts for about 25 days and is only done by the female. About 50 percent of common eider eggs hatch g: Osteology.

Osteology of the eider: Somateria mollissima (L.). a study of sexual, geographic and temporal morphometric variation in the eider skeleton / Per G. Ericson. Eider (Somateria mollissima) Appearance: Large diving duck with elongated, triangular head profile and short neck.

Male: white upperparts and black belly, black cap and two light green patches at back of head. Females are mostly barred in g: Osteology. The common eider is a sea duck that is resident in the UK all year round but not everywhere. In summer they breed in a number of coastal sites in Scotland and Northern Ireland and also a couple of places in the North of England.

In winter they are more widely dispersed around the coast but usually at g: Osteology. Identification record: Common Eider (Somateria mollissima) is a bird which belongs to the family of Anatidés and the order of g: Osteology. To test this prediction, we examined stable isotopes (δ13C and δ15N) in blood and lipid-free egg yolk of breeding eider females (Somateria mollissima) from the.

Common Eider Somateria mollissima Check out the full taxonomy and distribution of Common Eider on HBW Alive. HBW Alive contains information on Descriptive notes, Voice, Habitat, Food and Feeding, Breeding, Movements, Status and Conservation plus a list of bibliographical references for this species account.

Eider Duck. Somateria mollissima. The common eider is the largest duck in the Northern Hemisphere. A large body size is advantageous for birds like the common eider which rely on body reserves for incubation.

The common eider sits on her eggs 99% of the time during the 25–26 days of incubation and only leaves to g: Osteology. The eider is particularly well adapted to cold-water environments; the insulating properties of eider down are iconic.

The species is taxonomically interesting, with a range of well-marked subspecies reflecting the patterns of ice coverage during ancient glaciations, and these ducks have also provided the focus for a number of important Missing: Osteology.

The Common Eider always nests on the ground, and usually in areas free of mammalian predators (Waltho and Coulson ), including coastal islands and islets along low-lying rocky coasts, on coastal shores and spits, on islets in brackish and freshwater lagoons, coastal lakes and rivers or on tundra pools close to the coast (Johnsgard ; del Hoyo et al.

; Kear Missing: Osteology. Somateria mollissima dresseri The Common Eider (eastern) is one of the three known sub-species or races of the Common Eider seen in Nortth America.

This waterfowl can be seen, depending on the time of the year, from the central arctic coastlines from north of the Hudson Bay to the southeastern coastlines of the g: Osteology. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle.

The common eider is a large diving duck that is easily distinguishable even at quite long distances because of the elongated profile of the head. It has a circumpolar distribution and breeds in the arctic and boreal zones of the northern hemisphere.

They nest along the coast of Europe from northern France, Missing: Osteology. The down feathers of eider ducks, and some other ducks and geese, are used to fill pillows and quilts—they have given the name to the type of quilt known as an eiderdown.

Steller's eider (Polysticta stelleri) is in a different genus despite its : Aves. Male: Calls similar to Eider but easily distinguished by the vibrating quality.

A "aaaooooooh" (shorter in duration than Eider) Starting on a low note, slowly ascending and ending on a descending note with a distinct vibrato/pulse.

Often in the form of three calls: "oohh, a-ohhh hahahaoohohohoh". Usually accompanied by the female "ga ga ga ga".Missing: Osteology. THE SPREAD OF THE EIDER IN GREAT BRITAIN By J. TAVERNER THE PURPOSE OF THIS PAPER is to trace the spread in the winter range of the Eider (Somateria mollissima) in the southern half of Great Britain since the Second World War, and also to The material has been drawn largely from county bird books and reports, from the editors of some- of Missing: Osteology.

Though most people probably have only heard of eiders in relation to eiderdown pillows, the Common Eider is a bird well worth getting to know for more than its warm, insulating feathers. Somateria mollissima is a seaduck that breeds colonially in the far north across North America, Europe, and Siberia (it is in the far north where eiderdown is collected from nests once the Missing: Osteology.

Somateria mollissima v-nigrum The Common Eider (Pacific) is one of the three known sub-species or races of the Common Eider seen in North America. This arctic waterfowl can be seen depending on the time of the year, from the central coastlines of the Northwest Territories, westward to the Gulf of g: Osteology.

Species Somateria mollissima common eider. Somateria mollissima: information (1) Somateria mollissima: pictures (3) Subspecies Somateria mollissima borealis. While ADW staff and contributors provide references to books and websites that we believe are reputable, we cannot necessarily endorse the contents of references beyond our control.

Common Eiders Somateria mollissima, Sweden, April. Spring flocks impart a vivid black-and-white are rarely confused with other ducks, but other species of eider can be overlooked in the hing in the Baltic is quite different from that around the coasts of Britain & Ireland, and from that farther south in g: Osteology.Common Eider Somateria mollissima State Status: None Federal Status: None Natural Heritage & Endangered Species Program resume special sea duck surveys initiated in but HABITAT DESCRIPTION: American Common Eiders nest on small and large offshore islets and islands along the northern Atlantic coast and the St.

Lawrence River Missing: Osteology.This is the world’s first popular science publication dedicated to the world-wide history of the relation of Man (Homo sapiens) and the Common eider (Somateria mollissima): from the eiders in the excavations of ancient human settlements to the eiders in art; from myths and legends to the latest scientific research; from the eiders as hunting trophies to them in the museum .