Episode 93: Identify Yourself: Mergansers by Alvaro Jaramillo

Posted on Wed, 22 Feb 2017 | Episode Duration: 14 minutes, 54 seconds
Episode 93: Identify Yourself: Mergansers by Alvaro Jaramillo

There are only three species of mergansers in North America (hooded, common, and red-breasted), and the males in breeding plumage are distinctive. It’s the females that look similar. Bird ID guru Alvaro Jaramillo explains what to look for, including the “wild-haired,” “crazy man”-looking one. Featured in Bird Watcher’s Digest March/April 2017.

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