Like the eider-duck, she has made a warm overcoat for her eggs out of her own down.
Some suppose that the eider-duck could be easily domesticated.
A name in the Orkneys for the Somateria mollissima, or eider-duck.
And from every rocky islet came the calling of birds—of loon and gull and eider-duck.
A kind of eider-duck provided the crew with very palatable food, which relieved the monotony of the salt meat.
Several flocks of eider-duck were seen in the course of the day.
But I was ashamed to show more fear than the eider-duck hunter.
They returned in the course of a few hours with a hare and an eider-duck.
The eider-duck, so much prized for its down, is found in considerable numbers.
I scarcely dared believe what the eider-duck hunter was about to do.