The Common Merganser (North American) or Goosander (Eurasian) (Mergus merganser). Lauttasaari, Helsinki, Finland.
This entry was posted on June 23, 2012 by Risto. It was filed under Birds and was tagged with 500/4, Helsinki, photography.
I love Mergansers…but you also mention Goosander (Eurasian) as if it is the same. In the U.K. Mergansers and Goosanders are two differnt breeds with Goosanders being a freshwater habitat duck. Another great image
June 23, 2012 at 3:54 pm
Thanks David …I took from Wikipedia…We have also The Red-breasted Merganser (Mergus serrator) looks very same …we can find it easily in Lapland.
June 23, 2012 at 4:08 pm
Love the mother with her feathers standing up on her head!
June 23, 2012 at 10:29 pm
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