Common Merganser

Mergus merganser

ML89537931


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Roger Schoedl
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Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve
Orange, California, United States
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Latitude and Longitude 33.7027, -118.0507 Map

Age
Unknown
Sex
Unknown
Behaviors
Breeding
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Observation details

Observed in Inner Bolsa Bay. Swimming with several Red-breasted Mergansers shoaling fish up against the shore. White chin patch and larger size evident. Very rare to see in a salt marsh/coastal estuary. As of March 2018 the only one I have ever observed at Bolsa.

Technical Information

Model
FE340,X855,C560
f-stop
f/5.6
Focal length
31.5 mm
Shutter speed
1/200 sec
ISO
80
Flash
Flash did not fire, auto
Original file size
1,781KB
Dimensions
3264 x 2448

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