If it is a female shouldn't it be called a Queen Eider?

Bruce MacPherson
South Burlington

-----Original Message-----
From: Jim Mead <[log in to unmask]>
To: VTBIRD <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Tue, Nov 14, 2017 12:33 pm
Subject: Re: [VTBIRD] Eider update

Hello all,

I’m here right now at the top of the Champlain Bridge with Henry Trombley, C. J. Frankiewicz and Ted Murin and we are in fact looking at a female King Eider!!!
Thanks for your posts Stacy. 

Enjoy Birds,

Jim Mead

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> On Nov 14, 2017, at 11:43 AM, Stacy Robinson <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> The bird has drifted out near red buoy #56 but we believe it is a King Eider.
> Stacy Robinson
> Port Henry, NY
> Sent from my iPhone