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Hooded Merganser

Lophodytes cucullatus

Habitat:

Reifel Bird Sanctuary, Ladner, BC

Notes:

Here is a male with the hood or crest fully raised and a front shot showing the markings of this beautiful bird out of the water.

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13 Comments

birdlady6000
birdlady6000 8 years ago

Thanks, Laura. I would love to get some photos of their young but haven't been in the right place at the right time yet!(with my camera!)

LauraMaria
LauraMaria 8 years ago

This is awesome! He looks like he's had quite a scare in the first pic ;) Very cool birds.

Wild Things
Wild Things 8 years ago

He sure looks alert :)

Jake Barnes
Jake Barnes 8 years ago

Ya haha it's interesting and crazy looking

birdlady6000
birdlady6000 8 years ago

Thanks Jake and Satyen. Doesn't he look totally wired and on the alert?!

Jake Barnes
Jake Barnes 8 years ago

Nice

Wild Things
Wild Things 8 years ago

Nice shots!

Anurag
Anurag 8 years ago

Beautiful bird. Nice spotting!

birdlady6000
birdlady6000 8 years ago

So do I!

Hema
Hema 8 years ago

I love this bird.

Hema
Hema 8 years ago

what luck and what a beauty!

birdlady6000
birdlady6000 8 years ago

Thanks Sachin!

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 8 years ago

Lovely capture,

KathleenMcEachern
Spotted by
KathleenMcEachern

British Columbia, Canada

Spotted on Mar 19, 2012
Submitted on Mar 22, 2012

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