Common Merganser

Mergus merganser

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The Common Merganser (North American) or Goosander (Eurasian) (Mergus merganser) is a large duck, of rivers and lakes of forested areas of Europe, northern and central Asia, and North America. It eats fish and nests in holes in trees. John James Audubon called this bird the "Buff-breasted Merganser" in his book The Birds of America.

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  1. (c) Luciano Giussani, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA), http://www.flickr.com/photos/8892435@N07/2262790192
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mergus_merganser

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