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Island of Peace

On my most recent walk upriver I noticed the mergansers are present in the valley. I got some marginal images of the hooded mergansers on the lake. Both females and males were there. But the photos were too distant to … Continue reading

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Passing By

I’m not sure where his mate is today, perhaps she’s on the nest! Hopefully we’ll see young ones soon.

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Breathing Space – January 19/14

Two common mergansers swam by fishing today and came across the river to preen on our beach. You can CLICK HERE to see a short video of them preening too.

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Breathing Space – September 1/13

Appreciating the beauty of my own riverside today. Being at home can be glorious!

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Breathing Space – May 30/13

The merganser sits safe and still on a peaceful island protected from harm by the roaring torrents around her.

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Breathing Space – April 18/13

You can see a short video of her preening by CLICKING HERE.

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