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Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Formal Dress

We see merganser ducks here all summer. The frazzled moms, riding herd on huge flocks of youngsters come fishing along our 2000' shoreline frequently. Ed, one of our summer guests, got some fabulous photos of them last summer -- this is just one of the great pictures he shared with us. The typical summer dress of the mergansers is this red headed, brown and grey informal outfit.

But in the spring, right now in fact, the drakes put on their very best formal wear. Margaret, one of the guests here now, said to me, "I thought it was an Albino Duck!"

We confess the merganser drake in his full dress formal with his red beak, red feet, green head and white back is an impressive sight.

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