goosander

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goosander

a common merganser (a duck), Mergus merganser, of Europe and North America, having a dark head and white body in the male
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It's hard to imagine anyone knows the difference between a Hooded Mergansger and a Common Merganser, or can tell apart an American Wigeon against a Shoveler.
Abundance of Common Merganser (Mergus merganser) broods in British Columbia was linked to abundance of juvenile Pacific salmon (Oncorhyncus spp.
Packard became outraged last winter after finding a drowned muskrat at Wachusett tangled in fishing line with the hook and rubber worm still attached and a dead female common merganser entangled in line at the Quabbin Reservoir.
Worcester's 2012 count totaled an impressive 89 species, which were dominated by 1,741 Canada geese, 1,533 ring-billed gulls, 1,373 black capped chickadees, 1,162 crows, 1,108 juncos, 996 robins, 881 starlings, 829 mallards, 795 house sparrows, 437 common mergansers, 401 goldfinches, 345 rock pigeons, 324 white-breasted nuthatches, 292 titmice, 274 hooded mergansers, 245 mourning doves, 236 blue jays, 196 cardinals, 196 house finches, 190 downy woodpeckers, 174 bluebirds, 138 greater scaup, 138 song sparrows, 135 redpolls, 118 common goldeneyes, 114 red-breasted nuthatches, and 100 black ducks.
Estimates of total hooded mergansers (10,700) and common mergansers (28,000) are above average.
The things people see are common loons, American black ducks, common mergansers, common golden eyes, and ring-necked ducks.