Hooded Mergansers have a crest at the back of the head which can be expanded or contracted. In adult males, this crest has a large white patch, the head is black and the sides of the duck are reddish brown. taken at Andrew Hayden Park, Ottawa, Ont, Canada with Canon 40D and 400 5.6 lens

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  • swaby
    swabyover 5 years ago

    Hes so cool. pretty,awesome! Nature, its fantastic!

  • Jon Lees
    Jon Leesover 5 years ago

    funky punk bird!!!

  • lorilee
    lorileeover 5 years ago

    A fabulous capture!!!!!

  • Jim Cumming
    Jim Cummingover 5 years ago

    Thanks everyone…yes he is quite the funky looking duck

  • AuntieBarbie
    AuntieBarbieover 5 years ago

    Oh, is he ever styling with that hairdo!!! You can tell he’s also the king of the hill!!!!

  • Jim Cumming
    Jim Cummingabout 5 years ago

    Thank you very much

  • Robert David Gellion
    Robert David G...almost 5 years ago

    Just the best duck ever.What is it with Canada so many real great photographers…Wonderful photos Jim.

  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkealmost 3 years ago

  • Larry Trupp
    Larry Truppalmost 3 years ago

    Wonderful capture Jim

  • (Tallow) Dave  Van de Laar
    (Tallow) Dave ...almost 3 years ago

    beautiful capture Jim

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