Goosander
Mergus merganser

– rather large anatid, slightly larger than Mallard
– diurnal migrant, probably also nocturnal
– migrates pairwise or in small to medium flocks in formation


Goosander Mergus m. merganser, M AD BREED
BIF1630, 14/01/2017, Rügen, Germany, Mathias Putze

Goosander Mergus m. merganser, M AD BREED
BIF1631, 14/01/2017, Rügen, Germany, Mathias Putze

Goosander Mergus m. merganser, M AD BREED
BIF1632, 14/01/2017, Rügen, Germany, Mathias Putze

Goosander Mergus m. merganser, F AD
BIF1909, 16/05/2011, Choolbasan, Mongolia, Mathias Putze

Goosander Mergus m. merganser, F
BIF1654, 15/03/2017, Kühlungsborn, Germany, Roland Neumann

Goosander Mergus m. merganser, M F AD BREED
BIF1633, 28/05/2014, Oendorchan, Mongolia, Mathias Putze

Goosander Mergus m. merganser, F, 1CY
BIF1634, 14/10/2013, Wermsdorf, Germany, Mathias Putze

Goosander Mergus m. merganser, M F
BIF1635, 01/02/2010, Leipzig, Germany, Mathias Putze

Goosander Mergus m. merganser, F, 1CY
BIF1636, 14/10/2013, Wermsdorf, Germany, Mathias Putze

Goosander Mergus m. merganser, M F AD BREED
BIF1637, 14/01/2017, Rügen Germany, Mathias Putze

Goosander Mergus m. merganser, M AD BREED
BIF1639, 14/01/2017, Rügen, Germany, Mathias Putze

Goosander Mergus m. merganser, F, 1CY
BIF1640, 14/10/2013, Wermsdorf, Germany, Mathias Putze

Goosander Mergus merganser, F
BIF1641, 14/01/2017, Rügen, Germany, Mathias Putze

voice: usually nonvocal during migration

comparison species:
Red-breasted Merganser (v)

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