"Mergie" Male

November 26, 2021  •  Leave a Comment

"Mergie" Male"Mergie" Male


More formally known as the Hooded Merganser or officially as the Lophodytes cucullatus.  It is the smallest of the merganser duck species.

The male male has delineated color patches. They have olive-brown sides,  a black back with white stripes and a white breast. Its head is black with bright yellow eyes and a huge crest that is white with a black border.



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