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Red-breasted Merganser Duck (Adult Female)

Mergus serrator

Description:

A large diving duck with a long thin bill, the Red-breasted Merganser is found in large lakes, rivers and the ocean. It prefers salt water more than the other two species of merganser.

Habitat:

Marshland area next to a large lake.


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Houghton, Michigan, USA

Lat: 47.10, Long: -88.51

Spotted on Aug 6, 2016
Submitted on Feb 7, 2017

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