Photos by Tag: merganser

January 24th, 2023

Merganser takes flight

Hooded merganser takes flight over water near the Secret Cove restaurant on the Guemes Channel in Anacortes.

January 8th, 2022

Shorebirds put on a show

I wasn’t exactly speedwalking … too many distractions offshore this morning on the Guemes Channel. Among birds who cooperated for photos were mergansers, loons, golden eyes and scoters. No cooperation whatsoever from a hummingbird that teased me briefly before headed for upland trees. An island wonderland.

February 9th, 2021

Here I am!

There were two male hooded mergansers and only one female … so I’m guessing this male’s posture and “audible” were intended to set himself apart.

May 6th, 2020

The Pass is back!

Tuesday, May 5 marked the reopening of most state parks, including our amazing Deception Pass State Park. A morning visit revealed other outdoor adventurers with commendable “social distancing” skills. My morning stop included the drive to West Beach, a walk on the North Beach trail, a visit to the Cranberry Lake dock and a brief […]

February 15th, 2006

On golden pond

My approach at pond’s edge sent this Hooded Merganser skittering across the surface of the water, which reflects the gold of the morning sun.

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