Common merganser in Lofoten

Submitted by Jürgen Tenckhoff on Sun, 02/28/2021 - 15:27

The Common merganser (Mergus merganser) belongs to the genus of sawyers and to the family of duckbirds (Anatidae). They feed mainly on small fish that they hunt together. It is an impressive sight when many of these birds work together on the water and drive schools of fish into a corner.

 

 

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Picture 1: Common merganser on the Lofoten

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