Wood Duck, Anatinae, Artic regions, South America, Africa, Australia, and North America. Lives in freshwater areas. Swans and geese are part of the wood duck family. The male wood ducks are shiny black and have short necks.
Bird name: Common EiderLatin: Somateria mollissimaOther: Eiderente (De) • Eidereend (Nl) • Ejder (Sv)Family: Anatidae • Ducks, EidersRange: Iceland, Northern Europe, north Atlantic and Pacific coasts.Similar: King EiderThe Common Eider is an attractive duck, apparently common around Reykjavik in May. Characterised by a thick bill, with “nail” at end.The female is mottled brown, so quite different from the male in colour.