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Hooded Merganser

Lophodytes cucullatus

Description:

A small crested duck with a black head and large white patch on either side. Females are grey/brown in coloration.

Habitat:

Marshland in coastal habitat.

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2 Comments

jeslowery
jeslowery 5 years ago

Nice photo with the crest up!

Desmond.E.S.O
Desmond.E.S.O 5 years ago

It's pretty cool when they put their crest up like that!

Matt Hampel
Spotted by
Matt Hampel

New Jersey, USA

Spotted on Jan 23, 2015
Submitted on Jan 27, 2015

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