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Mergus serrator,
red-breasted merganser

Family Anatidae
male red-breasted merganser

Male red-breasted merganser, Mason County, MI, March 2011
male and female are strikingly different, but both have crests which can be raised. Note brownish speckled breast, white collar, and white spots at base of wing.

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