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Hooded Merganser Male by EWilloughby Hooded Merganser Male by EWilloughby

The hooded merganser, Lophodytes cucullatus, is an extraordinary duck. Like other mergansers, they are sawbills and are highly predatory, using their powerful legs and long, thin, serrated bills and to pursue fish underwater.

The hoody is unique among mergansers in having a very large, multicolored headcrest, which can be raised or lowered as way of communication and sexual signaling between individuals.

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Desertdarlene Jan 12, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Very nice shot!
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GarryKirsch Jan 7, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Gorgeous image! The detail, composition, and colour are all top notch!
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SilverVulpine Jan 7, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Very cool capture. :)
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herofan135 Jan 7, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Such an incredible bird, what a cool shot!
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They really are impressive fellows.
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