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King Eider
Somateria spectabilis (Linnaeus, 1758)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Anseriformes »  family Anatidae - ducks, geese and swans »  genus Somateria - eiders

Scientific synonyms

Anas spectabilis Linnaeus, 1758

Least Concern LC

Images

Somateria spectabilis - King Eider

male

Author: Jan Rybář

Somateria spectabilis - King Eider

male

Author: Whitehouse, Laura L.

Somateria spectabilis - King Eider

male

Author: Whitehouse, Laura L.

Somateria spectabilis - King Eider

male

Author: Dewhurst, Donna A.

Somateria spectabilis - King Eider

Author: Smart, Glen

Somateria spectabilis - King Eider

Author: Menke, Dave

Somateria spectabilis - King Eider

male

Author: Milan Kořínek

Somateria spectabilis - King Eider

male

Author: Klaus Rudloff

Somateria spectabilis - King Eider

male

Author: Klaus Rudloff

Taxon in country check-lists*

Europe: Czechia, North America: Canada

* List of countries might not be complete

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Links and literature

EN AOU Checklist of North and Middle American Birds 2013 [http://checklist.aou.org/], North American Classification Committee (NACC) [as Somateria spectabilis]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
EN Bird Life 3 [22680409]

Bird Life [http://www.birdlife.org] [as Somateria spectabilis (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2018
EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [96524]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [http://www.faunaeur.org] [as Somateria spectabilis (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [22680409]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [http://www.iucnredlist.org/] [as Somateria spectabilis (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 2 August 2018
EN Handbook of the Birds of the World (HBW) Alive [52915]

del Hoyo J., Elliott A., Sargatal J., Christie D.A. & de Juana E. (eds.).: Handbook of the Birds of the World (HBW) Alive [https://www.hbw.com/], Lynx Edicions, Barcelona [as Somateria spectabilis Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 27 November 2018
EN Gill F. & Donsker D.: IOC World Bird List 10.2 [http://www.worldbirdnames.org/] [as Somateria spectabilis (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 1 August 2020
CZ Hudec K. et al. (2003): Soustava a české názvosloví ptáků světa, Muzeum Komenského v Přerově. 462 pp. [as Somateria spectabilis (Linnaeus, 1758)]
EN Clements, J. F.: eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world 6.7, Cornell Lab of Ornithology [as Somateria spectabilis]
Data retrieved on: 7 April 2013
EN Crochet P.-A., Joynt G.: AERC list of Western Palearctic birds December 2012 [as Somateria spectabilis]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
ES Lilleleht V. , Lõhmus A. (1997): Scientific, Estonian and English names of birds of Europe [as Somateria spectabilis]
Data retrieved on: 11 July 2010
Fenneman J. (2007): British Columbia Bird Checklist [as Somateria spectabilis]
Data retrieved on: 25 January 2009

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