Thursday, November 27, 2008

Common Eiders in Portland Harbor, Maine 2008

I spotted around 10 or 12 of these Common Eiders in Portland Harbor today.

Male Common Eider:


He hopped back up on his rock:

Some Females on a rock resting and sunning:

Another Female Common Eider:

And these were a few others from earlier near Spring Point / South Portland Maine:

Shot with D300 and 200-400mm f/4 VR. It was mostly cloudy today, with just a touch of direct sunlight here or there.