14 October 2014

Mergansers or goosanders







Mergansers or goosanders in Hvitträsk,
Kirkkonummi 2.8.2014.

I'm linking to
Wild Bird Wednesday.


50 comments:

  1. I love to see the Mergansers. They are beautiful. Great shots.

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  2. I love all of the diving birds. They seem to have a unique look about them. These are great shots of the Mergansers Gunilla ...

    Andrea @ From The Sol

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  3. Nice captures and gorgeous Mergus merganser!

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  4. I love these red=headed beauties. Terrific shots!

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  5. Nice photos, I love these mergansers, wonderful!

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  6. They are lovely birds. Not often do i see them so close as your photos Gunilla.

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  7. They look like splendid female Goosanders to me Gunilla. Brilliant pictures too.

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    1. Thank you Adam! I didn't see a male around.

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  8. So goosander is another name for merganser? I need to do some research on this. We saw our first mergansers this summer (in Alaska). Beautiful pictures.

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    1. Thank you Sallie! Goosander and common merganser are the same bird. :-)

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    2. Thank you Gunilla. I am glad to learn that!

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  9. Hauskan näköinen lintu. Tuohon en ole koskaan törmännyt.

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    1. Kiitos Orvokki! En ole nähnyt niitä kuin muutaman kerran.

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  10. Hello Gunilla,
    Those ducks are really special!
    I wish to see them one day!
    I Love your photos!

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    1. Thank you Noushka! I hope you'll have the opportunity one day.

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  11. Beautiful pictures of these mergansers, Gunilla.
    The first one is my favorite.

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  12. Such nice-looking water birds! Nice photos.

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  13. love the wild and crazy hairdos.....

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    1. Thank you! I love the hairdos too. :-)

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  14. Lovely shots! I love mergansers, but do not get to see them very often.

    Iowa Voice

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    1. Thank you Mike! I don't see them that often either.

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  15. Great shots of these beautiful birds!

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  16. Very good shots of very interesting water birds ... Thank you for sharing, have a nice week! .)

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    1. Thank you Monica! It's great, isn't it?

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  18. Absolutely fantastic!
    So pretty clear and sharp. I think they are really super nice these female mergansers. My compliments,

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    1. Thank you Helma! It was a very nice surprise to find them at Hvitträsk.

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  19. Great shots of these females and young. Now you need a photograph of a handsome male to complete the family!

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    1. Thank you David! He was elsewhere at the time of my visit. :-)

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  20. I think Mergansers are such lovely birds and your images are wonderful. Our species should be migrating through very soon~

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