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Hooded Merganser

By EllieEdge  
Also from the Wildfoul & Wetlands Trust in Arundel.
Tv 1/125 Av 5.6 ISO 800.
I cannot find this duck on the net and I've checked a few books. Does anyone know the name?
Tok a lot of photos there on tuesday -definitely going back. Smile

Tags: Duck Arundel Wildlife and nature Mergus cucullatus Hjelmfiskand

Voters: franfoto, fishy2, paulxpaul and 12 more

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franfoto 12 2 32 England
5 Jan 2008 3:54PM
Can't help you but isn't it magnificent! Great capture lighting.

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fishy2 12
5 Jan 2008 3:55PM
its called a smew ( female) males are white......
superb shot good detail
Silverzone 12 2 England
5 Jan 2008 4:19PM
Beautiful female smew, lovely feathers and no sign of gel! Silverzone
User_Removed 13 407 1 United Kingdom
5 Jan 2008 4:43PM
It's a female hooded merganser
FeatherFriend 12 38 217 England
5 Jan 2008 4:57PM
Never seen one before, but you have captured her well. Lovely focus and DOF.
Maiwand 13 3 73 England
5 Jan 2008 6:36PM
Not entirely certain but I would put my vote on a 'hooded merganser'. Whatever its a very striking bird and vry well captured.
DaveHobbo 13 10 England
5 Jan 2008 8:55PM
Hooded Merganser, female.

Dave H
GaryR 13 1.3k England
5 Jan 2008 11:39PM
Excellent shot. Beautiful detail.


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