Muuuh Wildlife Photography

Hooded Merganser - Lophodytes cucullatus

The smallest member of merganser species in North America. Sexually dimorphic. All year around although they need a lake or slow flowing and river which isn't frozen in winter as they dive for small fishes and capture them with their sawbill.

Observations by Season

Number of times a species has been spotted, identified and logged while visiting nature parks nearby.

SpringSummerFallWinter
Identifications 1 0 3 1

A species is registered only once / park visit. Consult the page animal tracking to learn more about how we determine identifications and log observations in the field.

Photos of Hooded Merganser

Hooded Merganser (Lophodytes cucullatus)

Parc des Rapides - 2017-03-05

NIKON D7100; TAMRON SP AF 150-600mm F5-6.3 VC USD A011N; Focal Length 600mm; Exposure 1/1000; Aperture f6.3; Iso 320;

Hooded Merganser (Lophodytes cucullatus)

Parc des Rapides - 2017-03-05

NIKON D7100; TAMRON SP AF 150-600mm F5-6.3 VC USD A011N; Focal Length 600mm; Exposure 1/1000; Aperture f6.3; Iso 450;

Hooded Merganser (Lophodytes cucullatus)

Parc des Rapides - 2017-03-05

NIKON D7100; TAMRON SP AF 150-600mm F5-6.3 VC USD A011N; Focal Length 600mm; Exposure 1/1000; Aperture f6.3; Iso 280;

Hooded Merganser (Lophodytes cucullatus)

Parc des Rapides - 2017-03-05

NIKON D7100; TAMRON SP AF 150-600mm F5-6.3 VC USD A011N; Focal Length 600mm; Exposure 1/1000; Aperture f6.3; Iso 320;

Hooded Merganser (Lophodytes cucullatus)

Parc Angrignon - 2016-11-19

NIKON D7100; TAMRON SP AF 150-600mm F5-6.3 VC USD A011N; Focal Length 600mm; Exposure 1/800; Aperture f6.3; Iso 1600;

Hooded Merganser (Lophodytes cucullatus)

Another shot from the sequel "Catched a fish too big to swallow"

Parc des Rapides - 2016-10-15

NIKON D7100; TAMRON SP AF 150-600mm F5-6.3 VC USD A011N; Focal Length 600mm; Exposure 1/1000; Aperture f6.3; Iso 560;

Hooded Merganser (Lophodytes cucullatus)

A couple of hooded merganser swimming toward new fishing grounds.

Parc des Rapides - 2013-11-16

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS; 4.3-215mm; Focal Length 215mm; Exposure 1/160; Aperture f6.5; Iso 200;

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