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Red-breasted Merganser

Mergus serrator

Description:

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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1 Comment

chebeague7
chebeague7 8 years ago

Beautiful!

bjohnson
Spotted by
bjohnson

Maine, USA

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

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