For example, mergansers
consume local fish resources on a small scale and fish from other riverine reaches resupply the local food source quickly.
Commonly observed species include common merganser
, bufflehead, common goldeneye, hooded merganser
, mallard, black duck and greater and lesser scaup.
Two, West Coast duck hunting primarily consists of divers in open water--redheads, bluebills and buffleheads the most likely game with canvasbacks and the merganser
species rounding out the roster.
usually feed in loose groups of 2-9 individuals (Shao et al.
Unlike mallard or black ducks, mergansers
won't eat bread or other food people may offer.
We analyse the relationship between breeding success measured as either chick numbers or individual numbers in July (post-breeding population size including both adults and chicks) and breeding population trends for the mallard, common eider, goldeneye and common merganser
in Aasla, an island in the Archipelago Sea, southwestern Finland.
Things get more competitive as Jim Jones and Rob Owens carry out their yearlong battle for the "Coveted Hooded Merganser
One possible explanation may be that mergansers
and kingfishers are precisely tied by photoperiod to June as a time of nest building and egg incubation, with such reduced stream feeding as to leave no detectable correlation with year-to-year variations in rainfall.
And now herons, robins, blackbirds, thrushes, mergansers
, and other birds are coming there.
Its river otters, migrating salmon, and mergansers
The fish-culturist buys an unnatural abundance of fish at the expense of the public's herons, mergansers
, and terns.
Eiders off Aber Ogwen included a few well grown young, with 81 Goosanders there and 47 Red-breasted Mergansers
along the coast at Aber.