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Contributors » Tclenche » Red-breasted Merganser (Mergus serrator)

Red-breasted Merganser (Mergus serrator) discovered by Tclenche (#9895)

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Sighting Info

Observed: March 27, 2018 @ 4:15 PM
Posted on: March 27, 2018 @ 7:33 PM (diff: 0 days)
Comments:
The largest group of Mergansers I have seen this winter. There were 40+ birds in total spread out along the edge of the remaining pack ice. There would be single birds, pairs and groups. There was a lot of diving activity, but only once was I able to confirm a catch. The video I took of one duck chasing another to try to steal its catch will eventually be on youtube. The catch appeared to be a Rock Gunnel.

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