Hooded merganser drake. See more ideas about Waterfowl, Beautiful birds, Birds. North American Hooded merganser duckling (Lophodytes cucullatus) {{purchaseLicenseLabel}} {{restrictedAssetLabel}} {{buyOptionLabel(option)}} Vous avez un accès en affichage seulement dans le cadre de ce contrat Premium Access. Pesticides, toxic metals, and acid rain can degrade the habitat of Common Mergansers, thin their eggshells, and reduce their prey. They are not on the 2014 State of the Birds Watch List. Baby Hooded Merganser - Photos. All Birds « Common Merganser. This species is classified as Least Concern by the IUCN, and is readily available in captivity. Hooded Merganser Babies. The IUCN 3.1 has categorized them under the ‘LC’ (Least Concern) species list. my baby hooded merganser, black bellied whistler and wood ducklings! Common Merganser populations in North America declined by over 2% per year between 1966 and 2014, resulting in a cumulative decline of 65%, according to the North American Breeding Bird Survey. Hooded merganser females have brown eyes and brown and yellow colored bills. The Hooded merganser is a small diving duck striking in appearance; both sexes have crests that they can raise or lower, and the breeding plumage of the male is handsomely patterned and colored. Apr 13, 2019 - Explore Barbara Nowakowski's board "Hooded Merganser" on Pinterest. No other Mergansers, other than these, are restricted to North America. Sort by reaction score ... You need to do this for merganser and smew, as wellas goldeneyes, buffleheads, eiders, ruddy ducks, and a few other specialized divers, but the mergansers especially. Adult ducks can’t tell which birds are theirs, and lost young birds that have already imprinted on their own mothers will instinctively start following another Common Merganser because she looks like mom. Mallard » Hooded Merganser. In eclipse plumage, hooded merganser males resemble females. The Hooded Merganser is not a threatened species. October 15th, 2010 in Baby Birds – 1 comment. View fullsize. Contactez votre entreprise pour acquérir une licence pour cette image. The merganser in this picture probably picked up several dozen ducklings that got separated from their mothers. A Site to Help You With Identification . Baby Birdorable: Hooded Merganser . Notes: Approximate Hatch Weights: ~31g at hatching. Among the six living species of mergansers, they are the second-smallest, only after the Smew of Eurasia. If you think our Birdorable birds are cute as adults, what about when they are babies? Hooded Merganser Pictures. Baby Birds . Interesting Facts.