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Goosander/Common Merganser Mergus merganser   - Female in flight
Goosander/Common Merganser
Photographer : © Pranad Patil
Location :Nameri National Park, Sonitpur District, Assam, India
Date : 26 February 2017
English synonyms:Merganser, Large Merganser, Common Large Merganser, Himalayan Large Merganser (orientalis), Eastern Goosander (orientalis)
Bird Family :Anatini - Typical ducks
Bird Group :ANSERIFORMES
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :Several individuals of the species were seen while on a boating ride on the Jia-bhoreli River, which borders the national park. The ducks preferred to be closer to the rapids than the calmer parts of the river. - PP
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