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The Common Merganser (North American) or Goosander (Eurasian) (Mergus merganser). Lauttasaari, Helsinki, Finland.

3 responses

  1. 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

    • Risto

      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

  2. Love the mother with her feathers standing up on her head!

    June 23, 2012 at 10:29 pm

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