National Geographic : 1925 Jun
THE "BOWDOIN" IN NORTH GREENLAND 685 A B(OATLOAD) O1 4,000 II)ER DUCK EGGS Both the explorers and the natives prize this addition to the winter's food supply. Photographs by Donald B. MacMillan YOUNG EIDER DUCKS IN THEIR NEST AT LITTLETON ISLAND IN MID-JULY The northern eider breeds on the islands of the Greenland and Ellesmere Island coasts. Four thousand eggs may often be gathered from one small island in a few hours. The beautiful king eider arrives at Etah in May with the northern eider and frequents the same coasts.