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Merganser, Hooded - female
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Merganser, Hooded - female

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Photo: Martinmere 26/04/04

Males perform a beautiful courtship display and, once mated, swim energetically around the female in further ritual displays. Hooded Mergansers breed on wooded ponds, lakes, and rivers; winters in coastal marshes and inlets. The female lays 8-12 white eggs in a down-lined cup in a natural tree cavity or sometimes in a fallen hollow log.


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