Hearing an Eider Duck call is something you won’t forget. It’s hard to describe to someone without the same cultural references. It’s like the noise Frankie Howerd would make while looking through a keyhole.
Here’s a female Eider Duck in Pierowall Bay. Titter ye not.
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