NJ2370 : The Goosander (Mergus merganser)

taken 8 months ago, near to Lossiemouth, Moray, Great Britain

The Goosander (Mergus merganser)
The Goosander (Mergus merganser)
It has just captured a flounder in the canal. This bird is a member of the "sawbill" family and if you look closely you will see the serrations of his bill. It struggled with this fish for several minutes, having difficulty swallowing it because of its flatness.
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Photographer
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Image Type ?
type:close look 
Date Taken
Monday, 3 October, 2016   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 3 October, 2016
Geographical Context
Rivers, Streams, Drainage  Wild Animals, Plants and Mushrooms 
Primary Subject of Photo
Bird 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NJ 2366 7029 [10m precision]
WGS84: 57:42.9528N 3:16.9828W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NJ 2367 7029
View Direction
WEST (about 270 degrees)
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