red-breasted merganser

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Synonyms for red-breasted merganser

widely distributed merganser of America and Europe

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Foraging ecology of flightless male red-breasted mergansers in the Gulf of St.
They are green-winged teal, northern pintail, greater scaup, red-breasted merganser, black-bellied plover, ruddy turnstone, sanderling, least sandpiper, white-rumped sandpiper, and white-crowned sparrow.
Common name Genus and species Canada Goose Branta canadensis Mallard Anas platyrhynchos Bufflehead Bucephala albeola Red-breasted Merganser Mergus serrator American Coot Fulica americana American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos Cedar Waxwing Bombycilla cedrorum Northern Shrike Lanius excubitor American Tree Sparrow Spizella arborea Dark-eyed Junco Junco hyemalis Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus Common Grackle Quiscalus quiscula Brown-headed Cowbird Molothrus ater Common Redpoll Carduelis flammea American Goldfinch Carduelis ristis Table 2 Winter resident bird species in the Grand Calumet River corridor.
A bashful male red-breasted merganser was among the birds spotted swimming in a cove area of the upper lake.
Although several types of duck will occasionally eat fish, the goosander and its close cousin, the red-breasted merganser, are adapted to do so, thanks to their long and serrated beaks that are ideal for gripping onto slippery prey.
A red-breasted merganser was clocked at 100 mph while being pursued by an airplane.
In spring or autumn there may be an osprey fishing the estuary, or a red-breasted merganser diving for fish.
This year I have tried to see species that I failed to connect with last year, species like red-breasted merganser and jack snipe, which I have fortunately encountered when I was looking for the shore lark at Whitford Point.
Mergansers--Common merganser, Red-breasted merganser, Hooded merganser
The competition's Flight category was won by Peter Tapsell with his picture of an arctic tern, while the Open section was taken by Roger Forster's image of a red-breasted merganser.