Common Merganser

Mergus merganser

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Steve Kinsley
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eBird Checklist S37946443
Haliburton Cty - Canoe Route (Echo Bay, Lake Boshkung to Beech River Footbridge)
Haliburton, Ontario, Canada
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Latitude and Longitude 45.0697, -78.7155 Map

Age
Juvenile
Sex
Unknown
Behaviors
Breeding
Tags

Media notes

A "mega-brood" of Common mergansers, a species sometimes known to have females that either "collect" or steal away the chicks of others, or that have females that lay their eggs into one common nest cavity

Observation details

One large mega-brood again this year, with one female and at least 23 fledglings! Another single female seen. Photo will be uploaded as soon as possible showing the mega-brood with 23 countable fledglings and the female.

Technical Information

Model
NIKON D90
f-stop
f/4.0
Focal length
300 mm
Shutter speed
1/1000 sec
ISO
2000
Flash
Flash did not fire
Original file size
1,432KB
Dimensions
3661 x 2431

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