Courtship Behavior Hooded Merganser


Posted by RichardMittleman/Gon2Foto on Fri Mar 01, 2024 1:52 am

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This fellow was all hot and bothered. Swimming near a female and throwing his head back, opening his beak wide, hood fully opened and making a muted sound. Lady wasn't interested. 
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by david fletcher on Fri Mar 01, 2024 3:08 am
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Love the pose and head tilt Richard.  (they are such "tarts" this time of year...  :D)
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by Karl Egressy on Fri Mar 01, 2024 6:21 am
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Great behavior image.
 

by Axel Hildebrandt on Fri Mar 01, 2024 3:25 pm
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Great behavior captured and the eye contact adds to it.
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by Carol Clarke on Fri Mar 01, 2024 5:28 pm
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david fletcher wrote: Love the pose and head tilt Richard.  (they are such "tarts" this time of year...  :D)

Love that pose Richard!  Priceless.

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