Red-breasted Merganser

What: Red-breasted Merganser

Where: Barnegat Lighthouse State Park (Barnegat Light, NJ 08006)

When: Winters (during late Jan- late March on Northern East)

How: Photographers- telephoto lens with a fast shutter capable camera.

Rating: Education, Photographers, Wildlife Enthusiasts

 

Another medium sized diving duck having black upper parts, rust-brown breast, white belly, green head, double crests and neck, and white neck ring. Females are brown-gray with gray-washed, red-brown head, double crest and white breast and belly. Feeds mostly on small fish. 

 

 

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