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Common merganser (female)

Mergus merganser


The female Common merganser is easily identified by her orange brown tufted head. The back and sides are silver-gray and the breast and belly are white. The red bill is serrated to catch fish.


Spotted near Tongue Point Marine Sanctuary.

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Washington, USA

Spotted on May 18, 2019
Submitted on May 24, 2019

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