Photos of Common merganser - Mergus merganser
A large duck of rivers and lakes in forested areas. This species eats a wide range of aquatic prey like fishes, molluscs, crustaceans, insect larvae and amphibians. They build their nests in tree cavities hence its preferences for rivers and lakes in forested areas. This species is a partial migrant, leaving areas where rivers and lakes freeze and move to nearby areas.
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Videos of Common merganser (Mergus merganser)
Common Merganser - Preening and Fishing
Recorded: 2023-09-16 - Duration: [03:46]
Videos are hosted on Muuuh's YouTube Channel.
Written and regularly updated by Karl-Heinz Müller, Dipl. Natw. ETH, Biology. With 10 years of experience in wildlife photography, Karl-Heinz shares first-hand, on-site collected observations, photos and videos from his frequent visits to parks in Montreal and surrounding areas.
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