Photo by Carl Thompson
February 08, 2006
According to All About Birds, a web site provided by Cornell University, these fellows are usually silent except in courtship when the male makes a hoarse croaking, a twanging sound, or a bell-like note. Female makes a harsh "gruk". Wings produce a rushing noise in flight.
Other names: Grand Harle, Mergo
mayor (French); Goosander (English).
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