hooded merganser

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small North American duck with a high circular crest on the male's head

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When news of the appearance of Seaton Carew's hooded merganser broke, I was queuing for lunch at RSPB Saltholme.
An 8-year-old male hooded merganser (Lophodytes cucullatus) was presented to the veterinary hospital at the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore for abnormal ambulation while in its enclosure.
Visitors might spot: snow geese, tundra swans, canvasbacks, ring-necked ducks, redhead ducks, hooded mergansers, American wigeon and common goldeneye.
This opening-day hunt resulted in two shots from my 16-gauge Westerfield, which collected a hooded merganser and a hen green-winged teal.
Meanwhile, the program also proved a benefit to the even rarer species of hooded mergansers. While checking the first boxes in 1947, state biologists uncovered a single hooded merganser nest at a national refuge in Concord, among the first to be recorded for the species in the state in the 20th century, according to Heusmann.
A hooded merganser, which is a North American sawbill duck, drew lots of birders to Seaton though the arguments still continue today whether it was a genuine wild bird or an escapee.
Wildlife viewing and birdwatching exist throughout the year, and an accessible wildlife viewing platform is located on the bog, serving as a great spot to see Canada geese, mallard, wood duck, hooded merganser, pied-billed grebe, belted kingfisher, killdeer, green heron, and great blue heron.
The birds on display in the cabinet include tufted duck; velvet scoter; Steller's eider; bufflehead; hooded merganser; common pochard; red-crested pochard; Eurasian wigeon; red-breasted merganser; common merganser; American wood duck; smew; ruddy shelduck; common shelduck; surf scoter; northern pintail; brown teal; common eider; harlequin duck, Eurasian teal and garganey.
com> Wood Duck, Mandarin, Green Wing Teal, Blue Wing Teal, Falcated Teal, Cinnamon Teal, Baikal Teal, Garganey Teal, Pintail, RedHead, White Redhead, Silver Redhead, Goldeneyes, Hooded Merganser, Ring Teal, Mallards, Smews, Tufted, Greater Scaup, Ring Neck, Ruddy, Canvasback, Common Merganser, Red Breasted Geese, Emperor Geese.
affinis), Long-tailed Duck (Clangula hyemalis), Hooded Merganser (Lophodytes cucullatus), Bufflehead (Bucephala albeola), Harlequin Duck (Histrionicus histrionicus), Surf Scoter (Mehnitta perspicillata), White-winged Scoter (M.
(Hooded Merganser; PC2001 = 2.74%, PC2013 = 25.61%, [G.sub.1] = 21.3, P < 0.001) and Wood Duck (PC2001 = 2.06%, PC2013 = 20.73%, [G.sub.1] = 17.8, P < 0.001).
From 2009 to 2014, 17 birds, hatched in Free Flight before identification of this issue, were transferred to other institutions based on Species Survival Plan recommendations, including Bali mynah, black-necked stilt, blue-grey tanager, red-crested wood partridge, green-naped pheasant pigeon, golden-breasted starling, hooded merganser, Nicobar pigeon, ruddy duck (Oxyura jamaicensis), and sunbittern.
A hooded merganser dove under the water as we approached.
Things get more competitive as Jim Jones and Rob Owens carry out their yearlong battle for the "Coveted Hooded Merganser Award."
clypeata 4 Wood duck ([double dagger]) Aix sponsa 104 Common goldeneye ([section]) Bucephala clangula 18 Canvasback ([section]) Aythya valisinena 19 Hooded merganser ([section]) Lophodytes cucullatus 26 Lesser scaup ([section]) Aythya affinis 1 Redhead ([section]) Aythya americana 223 Ring-necked duck ([section]) Aythya collaris 51 Ruddy duck ([parallel]) Oxyura jamaicensis 2 No.