Like many ducks, the Mergansers at first seemed ungainly in flight, with lots of fast flapping instead of the slow glides of other birds. But look closer and note how beautifully streamlined they are.
|Pair of Common Mergansers in flight near Regina ©SB|
|Common Mergansers, like a pair of jet airliners ©SB|
|Graceful Mergansers in flight. |
The female in front, has a brown head and gray markings;
the male has high contrast white and dark, © SB
What are these? Common Merganser
Location: Condie Nature Refuge, near Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
Photo dates: April 11, 2015.