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Goosander female

Mergus merganser


58-66cm spotted swimming rather quickly along a large river. Goosanders can live to 14yrs or more 2600 breeding pairs in the UK


Breeds close to slow running rivers in woods. Outside of the breeding season can be seen on gravel pits and lakes. Rare but can also be seen in sheltered estuaries. Feeds on a wide range of fish

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1 Comment

alicelongmartin 7 years ago

Very Nice!

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England, United Kingdom

Spotted on Jun 20, 2013
Submitted on Jun 20, 2013

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