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Hooded Merganser

Lophodytes cucullatus

Description:

A group diving in the pond today; it was hard to see them through the snow, but they were quite unperturbed.

Habitat:

A small freshwater pond.

Notes:

Rather fast paddlers.

1 Species ID Suggestions

1Sarah2
1Sarah2 9 years ago
Hooded Merganser
Lophodytes cucullatus Hooded Merganser - Whatbird.com


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2 Comments

9brandon
9brandon 9 years ago

Thanks all. Hoodies they are. What beautiful birds!

Liam
Liam 9 years ago

Yes, Hoodies. Some may be nonbreeding males, but it's hard to tell.

9brandon
Spotted by
9brandon

Maine, USA

Spotted on Nov 23, 2011
Submitted on Nov 23, 2011

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