See more images of this species in Macaulay Library. Black-bellied whistling duck . #115492968 - A pair of Hooded Merganser ducks float in a calm pond on a foggy.. #142769904 - A Closeup of a Male Hooded Merganser Swimming in the Pond. Females and immatures are gray-bodied with a white chest and rusty-cinnamon heads. The adult female has a greyish-brown body, with a narrow white patch over the lower breast and belly. Nests in cavities. For winter, they move to larger bodies of freshwater, marshes, and protected saltwater bays. Close up portrait of a female hooded merganser duck, Lophodytes cucullatus, swimming. Try dragging an image to the search box. Excited aquatic hen having fun in the sun. #132511764 - A striking male Hooded Merganser drake floats on a pond in soft.. #139342688 - Duck. #138510814 - Hooded Merganser (Lophodytes cucullatus) swimming in pond. #151928957 - Hooded Merganser (Lophodytes cucullatus) - a small duck and the.. #140250420 - A pair of Hooded Mergansers float on calm water in a scenic foggy.. #140251268 - A pair of Hooded Mergansers float on calm water in a scenic foggy.. #142769906 - A Closeup of a Male Hooded Merganser Swimming in the Pond. https://www.alamy.com/female-hooded-merganser-swimming-near-waterfall-image66556784.html. Hooded Merganser on North Uist: a return to the British List, Dugger, B.D., K.M. White chest/sides are crossed by one black stripe and bordered by a second; flanks are chestnut. Hooded Merganser Adult male. After the chicks leave the nest in summer, the female stays with them as they grow up while males gather in flocks. Breeding males have showy black and white crest, a couple zebra stripes on their white breast, and chestnut sides. One priority consideration when managing wooded habitat for cavity nesting ducks, is to maintain a sufficient population of mature trees in which suitable nesting cavities would be plentiful. Yaak Valley in the Purcell Mountains, Montana. https://www.alamy.com/stock-photo-a-female-hen-hooded-merganser-floats-on-a-calm-pond-in-the-soft-afternoon-127954640.html, An immature female Hooded Merganser (Lophodytes cucullatus) swimmimg in a lake in Southern England, https://www.alamy.com/an-immature-female-hooded-merganser-lophodytes-cucullatus-swimmimg-in-a-lake-in-southern-england-image237013086.html, Male and female Hooded merganser Lophodytes cucullatus swimming Slimbridge UK, https://www.alamy.com/male-and-female-hooded-merganser-lophodytes-cucullatus-swimming-slimbridge-uk-image214644469.html. "A comparison of wooden boxes and plastic buckets as waterfowl nest structures. Barrow's Goldeneye. Hooded Mergansers are fairly common on small ponds and rivers, where they dive for fish, crayfish, and other food, seizing it in their thin, serrated bills. Large duck with long body and long, straight bill. Vancouver.. #127176846 - A Hooded merganser tends to its feather. His lower flanks are a rich reddish-brown or chestnut in colour, and the breast and undersides are more or less white, extending into white stripes across the crop and breast. Yaak Valley Montana, https://www.alamy.com/stock-photo-female-hooded-merganser-in-spring-on-the-yaak-river-yaak-valley-montana-75655511.html. Other ducks, geese and swans. Females have shaggy crests on the backs of their heads. Dugger and L. H. Fredrickson. Small duck with slender bill and flamboyant oversized head. Vancouver.. #120964549 - Hooded merganser floating in the wetlands framed by fallen logs. Female Hooded Merganser, Lophodytes cucullatus, on lake in winter. https://www.alamy.com/detailed-side-view-close-up-female-hooded-merganser-duck-lophodytes-cucullatus-splashing-in-water-excited-aquatic-hen-having-fun-in-the-sun-image223684757.html. Mostly white, with green head and orange-red bill. They also breed to some extent in regions from Missouri to southern Canada and from Nova Scotia to eastern North Dakota and Saskatchewan, migrating when necessary to avoid winter conditions. #127406962 - Two male and two female Hooded Mergansers swim on a calm pond.. #156702300 - A Female Hooded Merganser, Lophodytes cucullatus, on the water. Furthermore, the young birds have narrower white edges to their tertial feathers than adults do. A slender, serrated bill helps Hooded Mergansers capture aquatic insects, fish, and crayfish. [9] Small numbers are seen regularly in Dublin, but these are presumed to be escapes. Barrow's goldeneye. #132438850 - A striking male Hooded Merganser drake floats on a pond in soft.. #116415072 - Hooded Merganser - Lophodytes cucullatus Female duck on water. Mike's Birds. Vancouver.. #120244617 - Single Merganser swimming in a lake at Los Angeles, California, #156702301 - A Male Hooded Merganser, Lophodytes cucullatus, close view, #120243850 - Single Merganser swimming in a lake at Los Angeles, California. American black duck. Black scoter. Females of all ages are dark-eyed, whereas in males the eyes become pale during their first winter.[5]. https://www.alamy.com/stock-photo-a-male-and-female-hooded-merganser-swim-on-a-pond-80596664.html. See more images of this species in Macaulay Library. Wildlife bird. Vancouver.. #132438797 - A small group of Hooded Mergansers swim in the calm water in.. #139342864 - Duck. In flight, both sexes show large white patches on the upperwings (larger in adult males). In both sexes there are narrow white stripes along the tertial wing feathers; when the bird is in repose they have the appearance of longitudinal white stripes along the bird's lower back, if they are visible. Like most waterfowl, hooded merganser hatchlings are precocial and usually leave the nest within 24 hours after they hatch; this is about long enough to accommodate synchronous hatching. By using our website, you agree to the use of cookies as described in our Cookie Policy. A smaller year-round range extends from Washington state and southern British Columbia to northern Idaho. Copyright © 26/11/2020 Alamy Ltd. All rights reserved. Add to Likebox #142574896 - A Pair of Hooded Mergansers Perched on the Driftwood. Favorites. #127176844 - A pair of Hooded merganser swimming in the pond. Males and females of the hooded merganser form monogamous pairs and they remain together until the female has selected a nesting cavity and completed laying her clutch. [11], Population declines in the past have been linked with large scale deforestation. call. Your team's Premium Access agreement is expiring soon. https://www.alamy.com/detailed-close-up-of-female-hooded-merganser-sawbill-duck-lophodytes-cucullatus-splashing-in-water-flapping-wings-head-crest-raised-image223684793.html, Female Hooded Merganser (Lophodytescucullatus) floating the the Reservoir in New York City's Central Park, https://www.alamy.com/stock-photo-female-hooded-merganser-lophodytescucullatus-floating-the-the-reservoir-35759815.html, https://www.alamy.com/male-and-female-hooded-merganser-image215343529.html. The hooded merganser was one of the many bird species originally described by Carl Linnaeus in his landmark 1758 10th edition of Systema Naturae, where it was given the binomial name Mergus cucullatus.[3]. [7], For preference the hooded merganser lives on small bodies of water such as ponds and small estuaries where there is ample emergent aquatic vegetation, but it also inhabits larger wetlands, impoundments, flooded timber, and rivers. Hooded merganser. Red-breasted Merganser Female/nonbreeding male. A dark brown female Hooded Merganser looks over her back as she floats on a calm pond with a smooth brown background. Lophodytes cucullatus, https://www.alamy.com/female-hooded-merganser-swallowing-fish-caught-in-rapids-below-waterfall-image66557118.html. In flight, the wings are thin and the tail is relatively long and rounded. The female lays 10 to 12 eggs, and commonly lays eggs in the nests of other Hooded Mergansers and those of other cavity-nesting ducks. A female hooded merganser duck, Lophodytes cucullatus, swimming. Incubation is by the female alone and lasts for 26 to 41 days, averaging 33 days. 228,453,311 stock photos, vectors and videos, https://www.alamy.com/licenses-and-pricing/?v=1, https://www.alamy.com/stock-photo-female-hooded-merganser-98300047.html, Female Hooded Merganser Lophodytes cucullatus, https://www.alamy.com/stock-photo-female-hooded-merganser-lophodytes-cucullatus-15857842.html, Female hooded merganser with young Ohio marsh, https://www.alamy.com/stock-photo-female-hooded-merganser-with-young-ohio-marsh-54149515.html, https://www.alamy.com/female-hooded-merganser-image229132272.html, Female Hooded Merganser feeding in the waters of the Reservoir in New York City's Central Park, https://www.alamy.com/stock-photo-female-hooded-merganser-feeding-in-the-waters-of-the-reservoir-in-35759789.html, https://www.alamy.com/stock-photo-female-hooded-merganser-swimming-on-pond-92299742.html. In migration and winter, they mix with other fish-eating, diving ducks such as Bufflehead, goldeneyes, and other species of mergansers. #140250553 - A basic portrait of a Hooded Merganser on calm water with its.. #127176843 - A pair of Hooded merganser swimming in the pond. Look for Hooded Mergansers on small bodies of freshwater.

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