Common Merganser

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A bathing Common Merganser at Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge

February 10th, 2016|Categories: Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge, Birds, Box Elder County, Common Mergansers, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , |

There isn't much open water right now but in a few places where it is open it attracts waterfowl including this bathing Common Merganser male in breeding plumage.

Common Merganser Drakes in the Winter

November 3rd, 2015|Categories: Birds, Common Mergansers, Davis County, Farmington Bay Waterfowl Management Area, Salt Lake County, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

I haven't posted any Common Mergansers lately and today I thought I would because we should start seeing them soon here in northern Utah.

A few winter birds at Farmington Bay and flapping wings

January 19th, 2015|Categories: Birds, Common Mergansers, Davis County, Farmington Bay Waterfowl Management Area, Great Blue Herons, Northern Harriers, Pied-billed Grebes, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Maybe when the weather clears tomorrow I'll be able to get back out to photograph things with wings.

A first winter male Common Merganser

January 27th, 2014|Categories: Birds, Common Mergansers, Davis County, Farmington Bay Waterfowl Management Area, Pied-billed Grebes, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , |

Yesterday morning I spotted a lone Common Merganser at Farmington Bay Waterfowl Management Area nearly hidden in some phragmites and when we came around the corner the bird seemed to have disappeared but after a bit it came out from its hiding spot and gave us quite a show.