Eider Ducks

Natural Habitat

Found around shores along from Yorkshire all round up and along scottich coastlines

Diet

The common eider is a diving duck, and it eats mussels, clams, scallops, sea urchins, starfish, and crabs. 

Conservation

Threat Level: Near Threatened

Threats include poor survival of the young ducklings. Scientists are researching in to why there is such a poor survival rate. 

Here at the Zoo

Our Eiders are found in the wetlands Aviary