Common Merganser

(Mergus merganser)

Status: Migrant. Last recorded on site in 2021

The Patuxent web-site provides more general information about this species.
At this time of year, this species is rare on site.

Once uncommon this bird has now become a common spring migrant. Also occurs sporadically in winter and more frequently in late fall.

Photographer: Dave Spleha.