[Tweeters] Merganser ID question

Tucker, Trileigh TRI at seattleu.edu
Sun May 12 09:29:37 PDT 2013

Hi Tweets,

In private messages, people have disagreed about whether the Seward Park merganser mother and brood are Common Mergansers or Red-breasted Mergansers, with some folks on either side. I'd welcome your comments and perspectives:

Closeup: http://www.flickr.com/photos/trileigh/8730384740/in/photostream
Mother with brood: http://www.flickr.com/photos/trileigh/8730384548/in/photostream/

Thanks, as always, to this terrific birding community!


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Trileigh Tucker
Lincoln Park, West Seattle
Natural history blog: naturalpresence.wordpress.com
Photos: flickr.com/photos/trileigh

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