Common Merganser

I have posted photographs of the Red-breasted Merganser over the winter and of Hooded Mergansers in the previous post. The third Merganser that inhabits North America is the Common Merganser. Common Mergansers prefer fresh water environments, like their distant Hooded Merganser relatives but unlike the more closely related Red-Breasted Mergansers who prefer salt water hunting.Continue reading “Common Merganser”