Guardian Nature School Team Contact Blog Project Noah Facebook Project Noah Twitter

A global community of nature enthusiasts
photographing and learning about wildlife

Join Project Noah!
nature school apple icon

Project Noah Nature School visit nature school

Hooded merganser

Lophodytes cucullatus


The Hooded merganser is a small duck that is a sexually dimorphic species (female in pics 3 and 4). The male in breeding plumage is striking. Both sexes can raise or lower their crest.


Spotted at the Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge.

Species ID Suggestions

Sign in to suggest organism ID

No Comments

Spotted by

DuPont, Washington, United States

Spotted on Apr 17, 2021
Submitted on Apr 18, 2021

Noah Guardians
Noah Sponsors

Join the Project Noah Team Join Project Noah Team