Here, too, breed many species of ducks, the mallard, gadwall, baldpate, three species of teal, shoveler, pintail, hooded mergansers, and Canada geese; other ducks and geese are migrants only.
Many ducks breed here, and many others pass through in migration :: of the former, the most numerous are mallard and teal; of the latter, pintail, shoveler, scaup, ring-neck ducks, and mergansers.
Within one hour we found a pair of Brasilian Mergansers with at least five downy chicks!
hooded mergansers is semi-resident on the west coast ).
A flight of red breasted mergansers was a distraction from the " musical " entertainment.