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Red-breasted Merganser

Mergus serrator


This is a male Red-breasted Merganser off the shores of Chebeague Island, Maine. Medium diving duck. Feeds on fish which it dives for. The male has a green head, double crests and neck with a white neck ring. Feet and legs are orange. Locally also called a shelldrake.

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chebeague7 10 years ago


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Maine, USA

Spotted on Mar 10, 2010
Submitted on Nov 10, 2011

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