Eider, Pacific bird picturesPACIFIC EIDER
161. Somateria v-nigra. 23 inches.
This bird is in plumage like the Northern Eider, except that it has a black V-shaped mark on the throat.
They nest sparingly on the Aleutian Islands, but in great numbers farther north.
Nest. - They make their nests of seaweed and grass, warmly lining same with down from their breasts. 6 to 8 eggs (3.00 x 2.00).