Entry from British & World English dictionary
An Arctic eider duck, the male of which has a red bill and colourful plumage on the head.
- Somateria spectabilis, family Anatidae
- In contrast, king eiders were found primarily in offshore waters more than 10 m deep west of Oliktok Point.
- Before the end of October two of the tracked king eiders were reported shot in southern Upernavik.
- Another important staging area for king eiders is off the west coast of Banks Island.
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