Steller's Eider

Polysticta stelleri

Order

ANSERIFORMES

Family

Ducks, Geese and Swans (Anatidae)

Code 4

STEI

Code 6

POLSTE

ITIS

HEAD

Steller's Eider Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Spatulate
  • Eye Color: Dark brown and sometimes red-brown.
  • Head pattern: Eyering, Unique pattern
  • Crown Color: White
  • Forehead Color: White
  • Nape Color: White and dark-green.
  • Throat Color: Black
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Steller's Eider Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 43-48 cm (17-19 in)
  • Weight: 771 g (27.2 oz)
  • Size: Large (16 - 32 in)
  • Color Primary: White, Black, Buff, Sheen or Iridescence
  • Underparts: Buff
  • Upperparts: Black and white.
  • Back Pattern: Barred or banded, Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Steller's Eider Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Swift direct flight with rapid wing beats.
  • Wingspan Range: 71-76 cm (28-30 in)
  • Wing Shape: Tapered-Wings
  • Tail shape: Pointed Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Black
  • Under Tail: Black
  • Leg Color: Yellow-gray
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