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Red-breasted Merganser

Mergus serrator


Small diving bird swimming at a distance from me but diving below the surface unsure of exact size due to distance. possibly 15-18 inches on overall length. Light green/brown feathers with white and black too. Dark black pointy beak.


Salt water ocean protected intracoastal waterway.

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Red-breasted Merganser
Mergus serrator

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1 Comment

Mick G
Mick G 7 years ago

Thank you @LennyWorthington

Mick G
Spotted by
Mick G

Ocean Ridge, Florida, USA

Spotted on Dec 7, 2013
Submitted on Jan 12, 2014

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