Female King Eider at Frenchman's Bay, Pickering

This first winter female King Eider was in the channel between Lake Ontario and frozen-over Frenchman's Bay, Pickering. 2 January 2018.


VIDEO of female King Eider diving and eating Zebra Mussels

Diving ducks concentrate in this channel where an abundance of Zebra Mussels is a big attraction. 2 January 2018


Breast, belly and white axiillars visible in photo.


It was associating with Common Goldeneyes, which also were diving for mussels. 2 January 2018