Goosander Male
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Taken at Hogganfield Loch on 21st November 2018 using Nikon D500
with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.




 


Taken at Figgate Park on 20th December 2015 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 150-500 mm zoom lens.
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Male
Taken at Hogganfield Loch on 22nd January 2016 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 150-500 mm zoom lens.


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Female
Taken at Hogganfield Loch on 6th March 2017 using Nikon D5200 with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.
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Female
Taken at Hogganfield Loch on 14th December 2017 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.
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Female: A bit miffed
Taken at Hogganfield Loch on 30th January 2016 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 150-500 mm zoom lens.

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Taken at Figgate Park on 20th December 2015 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 150-500 mm zoom lens.
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Female Preening
Taken at Hogganfield Loch on 30th November 2015 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 150-500 mm zoom lens.
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Male Preening
Taken at Hogganfield Loch on 22nd December 2015 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 150-500 mm zoom lens.
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Juvenile Male
Taken at Hogganfield Loch on 16th November 2015 using Nikon D5200 with Sigma 150-500 mm zoom lens.
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Juvenile Female
Taken at Musselburgh on 24th August 2018 using Nikon D200
with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.



You got a problem?
Taken at Baron's Haugh on 24th July 2015 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 150-500 mm zoom lens.

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Sure do!
Taken at Baron's Haugh on 24th July 2015 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 150-500 mm zoom lens.

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Females
Taken at Hogganfield Loch on 21st July 2016 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 150-500 mm zoom lens.
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Hatchling
Taken at Baron's Haugh on 25th May 2017 using
Nikon D5200 with 600mm zoom lens.
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In Flight
Taken at Hogganfield Loch on 2nd February 2016 using Nikon D5200 with Sigma 150-500 mm zoom lens.
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Taken at Hogganfield Loch on 11th March 2015 with Nikon D5200 with Sigma 150-500 mm zoom lens.
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Goosander
Species:
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Local Names:
Mergus merganser
Anseriformes.
Anatidae.

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Typically in a crevice of a deciduous tree along the shore.
Fish. They locate their prey by sight.
The male has a dark green head, black back, red bill and feet with a white body. The female has a reddish-brown head with a grey/white body. Bill and feet are red like the male.
70 cms.
78-94 cms.

May to June.
9 to 12 per clutch. Pale yellow, ivory, or white.
Voice: