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Hooded Merganser

Lophodytes cucullatus


Male and a female. They were swimming near a group of herons and egrets. The male had striking plumage, even without his crest raised. They flew off when we were a few hundred yards away.


Shallow salt marsh. Redfish Hole Trail.

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Florida, USA

Lat: 28.89, Long: -82.62

Spotted on Jan 22, 2020
Submitted on Jan 31, 2020

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