Red-breasted Merganser
Mergus serrator
 (L 13.5" WS 17" Wt 13 0z)
Breeds farther north and win-
ters farther south than any
other American merganser.
Alfred, Lord Tennyson,
once solved an enigma: when is an
eider most like a merganser?
He lived long enough to forget the
answer. (Henry Taylor)
Busse Woods
Cook County, IL
27Mar2011
Female