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Common Eider
Somateria mollissima (Linnaeus, 1758)
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Order:
  Anseriformes
Family:
  Anatidae
Genus:
  Somateria

Scientific:
  Somateria mollissima

Citation:
  (Linnaeus, 1758)

Reference:
  Syst.Nat.ed.10 p.124

Protonym:
  Anas mollissima

Avibase ID:
  B77377EEB852D0AF

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 175155

Geographic range:

  • Somateria mollissima mollissima: Coast of nw Eurasia; winters to coastal s France
  • Somateria mollissima borealis: breeds northeastern Arctic Canada, Greenland, and Iceland to Franz Josef Land; winters from Iceland and southern Greenland to the Maritime Provinces (Canada)
  • Somateria mollissima faeroeensis: Faeroe Islands
  • Somateria mollissima v-nigrum: Arctic coasts of ne Siberia to Alaska and s British Columbia
  • Somateria mollissima sedentaria: Coasts and islands of Hudson Bay to James Bay
  • Somateria mollissima dresseri: Coastal Labrador to Maine; winters to Long Island
  • Show more...
Source: Clements checklist 2012

English:
  Common Eider
Czech:
  kajka mořská
German:
  Eiderente
Danish:
  Ederfugl
Spanish:
  Éider común
Finnish:
  haahka
French:
  Eider à duvet
Icelandic:
  Æður
Italian:
  Edredone
Japanese:
  honkewatagamo
Japanese:
  ホンケワタガモ
Dutch:
  Eider
Norwegian:
  Ærfugl
Polish:
  edredon
Portuguese:
  Eider-edredão
Russian:
  Обыкновенная гага
Slovak:
  kajka morská
Swedish:
  Ejder
Chinese:
  欧绒鸭


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
   Common Eider ( Somateria mollissima) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
   Common Eider ( Somateria mollissima) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
   Common Eider ( Somateria mollissima) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 19th suppl.):
   Eider ( Somateria mollissima) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 20th suppl.):
   Eider ( Somateria mollissima) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 21st suppl.):
   Eider ( Somateria mollissima) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 22nd suppl.):
   Eider ( Somateria mollissima) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 23rd suppl.):
   Eider ( Somateria mollissima) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 24th suppl.):
   Eider ( Somateria mollissima) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 25th suppl.):
   Eider ( Somateria mollissima) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 26th suppl.):
   Eider ( Somateria mollissima) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 27th suppl.):
   Eider ( Somateria mollissima) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 28th suppl.):
   Eider ( Somateria mollissima) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 29th suppl.):
   Eider ( Somateria mollissima) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 30th suppl.):
   Eider ( Somateria mollissima) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 31st suppl.):
   Eider ( Somateria mollissima) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (1957):
   Common Eider ( Somateria mollissima) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 32nd suppl.):
   Common Eider ( Somateria mollissima) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 33rd suppl.):
   Common Eider ( Somateria mollissima) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 34th suppl.):
   Common Eider ( Somateria mollissima) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (1983):
   Common Eider ( Somateria mollissima) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 35th suppl.):
   Common Eider ( Somateria mollissima) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 36th suppl.):
   Common Eider ( Somateria mollissima) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 37th suppl.):
   Common Eider ( Somateria mollissima) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 38th suppl.):
   Common Eider ( Somateria mollissima) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 39th suppl.):
   Common Eider ( Somateria mollissima) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 40th suppl.):
   Common Eider ( Somateria mollissima) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 41st suppl.):
   Common Eider ( Somateria mollissima) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (1998):
   Common Eider ( Somateria mollissima) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 42nd suppl.):
   Common Eider ( Somateria mollissima) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 43rd suppl.):
   Common Eider ( Somateria mollissima) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 44th suppl.):
   Common Eider ( Somateria mollissima) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 45th suppl.):
   Common Eider ( Somateria mollissima) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
   Common Eider ( Somateria mollissima) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
   Common Eider ( Somateria mollissima) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
   Common Eider ( Somateria mollissima) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
   Common Eider ( Somateria mollissima) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
   Common Eider ( Somateria mollissima) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
   Common Eider ( Somateria mollissima) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
   Common Eider ( Somateria mollissima) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
   Common Eider ( Somateria mollissima) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
   Common Eider ( Somateria mollissima) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
   Common Eider ( Somateria mollissima) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 56th suppl.):
   Common Eider ( Somateria mollissima) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Common Eider ( Somateria mollissima) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Common Eider ( Somateria mollissima) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Common Eider ( Somateria mollissima) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Common Eider ( Somateria mollissima) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Common Eider ( Somateria mollissima) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Common Eider ( Somateria mollissima) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Common Eider ( Somateria mollissima) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Common Eider ( Somateria mollissima) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Common Eider ( Somateria mollissima) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Common Eider ( Somateria mollissima) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Common Eider ( Somateria mollissima) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Common Eider ( Somateria mollissima) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Common Eider ( Somateria mollissima) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Common Eider ( Somateria mollissima) [version 1]
British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition):
   Common Eider ( Somateria mollissima) [version 1]
British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition, incl. Jan 2009 suppl.):
   Eider ( Somateria mollissima) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Eider à duvet ( Somateria mollissima) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Eider à duvet ( Somateria mollissima) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
   Common Eider ( Somateria mollissima) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
   Common Eider ( Somateria mollissima) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
   Common Eider ( Somateria mollissima) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Common Eider ( Somateria mollissima) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Common Eider ( Somateria mollissima) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Common Eider ( Somateria mollissima) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Common Eider ( Somateria mollissima) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Common Eider ( Somateria mollissima) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Common Eider ( Somateria mollissima) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Common Eider ( Somateria mollissima) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
   Common Eider ( Somateria mollissima) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Common Eider ( Somateria mollissima) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Common Eider ( Somateria mollissima) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Common Eider ( Somateria mollissima) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Common Eider ( Somateria mollissima) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Common Eider ( Somateria mollissima) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Common Eider ( Somateria mollissima) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Common Eider ( Somateria mollissima) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Common Eider ( Somateria mollissima) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
   Common Eider ( Somateria mollissima) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
   Common Eider ( Somateria mollissima) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
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eBird version 1.53:
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eBird version 1.55:
   Common Eider ( Somateria mollissima) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
   Common Eider ( Somateria mollissima) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Common Eider ( Somateria mollissima) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Common Eider ( Somateria mollissima) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Common Eider ( Somateria mollissima) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Common Eider ( Somateria mollissima) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Common Eider ( Somateria mollissima) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Common Eider ( Somateria mollissima) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Common Eider ( Somateria mollissima) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Common Eider ( Somateria mollissima) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Common Eider ( Somateria mollissima) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Common Eider ( Somateria mollissima) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Common Eider ( Somateria mollissima) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Common Eider ( Somateria mollissima) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Common Eider ( Somateria mollissima) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Common Eider ( Somateria mollissima) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Common Eider ( Somateria mollissima) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Common Eider ( Somateria mollissima) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Common Eider ( Somateria mollissima) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.01:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.02:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.03:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.04:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.05:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.01:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.02:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.03:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.04:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.01:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.02:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.03:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.04:
   Common Eider ( Somateria mollissima) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.01:
   Common Eider ( Somateria mollissima) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.02:
   Common Eider ( Somateria mollissima) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Common Eider ( Somateria mollissima) [version 1]
Oriental Bird Club:
   Common Eider ( Somateria mollissima) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
    Somateria mollissima [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
    Somateria mollissima [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Somateria mollissima [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Common Eider ( Somateria mollissima) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Common Eider ( Somateria mollissima) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Common Eider ( Somateria mollissima) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Somateria mollissima [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Somateria mollissima [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms

Asturian: Coríu Pina, Eider
Belarusian: Звычайная гага
Bulgarian: Гага, Обикновена гага
Breton: An eider-dum
Catalan: Eider, Èider, Èider comú, Eùider
Catalan (Balears): Èider
Valencian: Eider
Czech: kajka moøská, Kajka morská, Kajka mořská
Welsh: Hwyaden fwythblu
Danish: Edderfugl, Ederfugl
German: Eiderente
Greek: (Κοινή) Πουπουλόπαπια, Πουπουλόπαπια
English: American Eider, Black-throated Eider, Common Eider, Eider, Eider Duck, Greenland Eider, northern eider, Pacific Eider
Esperanto: Molanaso
Spanish: Eider, Eider Común, Éider común
Estonian: Hahk
Basque: Eider, Èider, Eider arrunta
Finnish: Haahka
Faroese: Æða, Æðublikur
French: Eider à duvet, Eider commun
Frisian: Eider
Irish: Colc, Éadar, Lacha lochlannach
Gaelic: Colc, Lach Cholonsa, Lach Lochlannach
Galician: Éider, Èider
Manx: Laagh Lo ghlinagh, Laagh Lo u ghlinagh, Laagh Loghlinagh, Laagh Loughlinagh
Hebrew: אדרית שחורת כיפה, אדרית שחורת־כיפה, אדרית שחורת־כפה, אדרית שחורת-כיפה
Croatian: Gavka, Krasna gavka
Hungarian: Pehelyréce
Icelandic: Æðarfugl, Æður
Italian: Edredone, Edredone comune
Inuktitut: Amaulik, Arnaviak, Metik, Mittiq
Japanese: honkewatagamo, Hon-kewata-gamo, Honkewata-gamo
Japanese: ホンケワタガモ
Greenlandic: Miteq siorartooq
Cornish: Hos eyder
Latin: Somateria mollissima, Somateria mollissima mollissima
Luxembourgish: Eiderint
Lithuanian: Gaga, Paprastoji gaga
Latvian: Parastā pūkpīle
Dutch: Eider, Eidereend
Norwegian: Ærfugl, É-kall
Polish: edredon, edredon (zwyczajny), Edredon zwyczajny
Portuguese: eider, Êider, Eider-edredão
Romansh: Anda loma
Romanian: Eider
Russian: Obyknovennaya Gaga, Гага обыкновенная, Обыкновенная гага
Scots: Lach lochlannach, Lacha Cholonsa
Northern Sami: Hávda
Slovak: kajka morská, Kajka obyčajná
Slovenian: gaga, navadna gaga
Albanian: Pata e detit
Serbian: ajderska plovka, Gavka, sjeverna gavka, Аjдерска пловка, Ајдерска пловка, Гавка
Swedish: Ejder
Turkish: Pufla, Pufla Kazı
Ukrainian: Гага, Звичайна гага, Пухівка
Chinese: 欧绒鸭
Chinese (Traditional): 歐絨鴨

 

         

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