Goosander (Mergus merganser)

Common diving bird of lakes, ponds and slow rivers. Males are striking white / black with a deep green glossy head, females and juvenile birds are similar with red-brown heads, grey upperparts.

Goosander female for cu Radbrook 28 1 11 IMG_5037

Goosander female for cu Radbrook 28 1 11 IMG_5037



Goosander female for cu Radbrook 28 1 11 IMG_5039

Goosander female for cu Radbrook 28 1 11 IMG_5039



Goosander female flight Radbrook 28 1 11 IMG_4965

Goosander female flight  Radbrook 28 1 11 IMG_4965



Goosander female sun Radbrook 28 1 11 IMG_4856

Goosander female sun Radbrook 28 1 11 IMG_4856



Goosander female Radbrook 28 1 11 IMG_4859

Goosander female  Radbrook 28 1 11 IMG_4859



Goosander male Radbrook 28 1 11 IMG_5070

Goosander male  Radbrook 28 1 11  IMG_5070



Goosander male Radbrook 28 1 11 IMG_5079

Goosander male  Radbrook 28 1 11  IMG_5079



Goosander male Radbrook 28 1 11 IMG_4862

Goosander male  Radbrook 28 1 11 IMG_4862



Goosander pair close together Radbrook 28 1 11 IMG_5090

Goosander pair close together Radbrook 28 1 11  IMG_5090



Goosander pair close together Radbrook 28 1 11 IMG_5130

Goosander pair close together Radbrook 28 1 11 IMG_5130



Goosander pair close together Radbrook 28 1 11 IMG_4904

Goosander pair close together Radbrook 28 1 11 IMG_4904



Goosander pair close together Radbrook 28 1 11 IMG_4929

Goosander pair close together Radbrook 28 1 11 IMG_4929



Goosander female x 2 Radbrook 28 1 11 IMG_5156

Goosander female  x 2 Radbrook 28 1 11  IMG_5156



Goosander male with Ruffe Bridgnorth 26 12 10 IMG_0161

Goosander male with Ruff Bridgnorth 26 12 10 IMG_0161



Goosander male with Ruffe Bridgnorth 26 12 10 IMG_0184

Goosander male with Ruff Bridgnorth 26 12 10 IMG_0184



Goosander male with Ruffe Bridgnorth 26 12 10 IMG_0166

Goosander male with Ruffe Bridgnorth 26 12 10  IMG_0166



Goosander female side water reflections Welsh Bridge 9 12 10 IMG_7731

Goosander female side water reflections Welsh Bridge 9 12 10 IMG_7731



Goosander female head on water reflections Welsh Bridge 9 12 10 IMG_7740

Goosander female head on water reflections Welsh Bridge 9 12 10  IMG_7740



Goosander female side water reflections Welsh Bridge 9 12 10 IMG_7802

Goosander female side water reflections Welsh Bridge 9 12 10 IMG_7802



Goosander female Radbrook 8 2 08 IMG_2524

Goosander female Radbrook 8 2 08   IMG_2524



Goosander female Radbrook 7 2 08 IMG_2500

Goosander female Radbrook 7 2 08 IMG_2500



Goosander female Radbrook 7 2 08 IMG_2387

Goosander female Radbrook 7 2 08 IMG_2387



Goosander female Polemere 9 3 10 IMG_8040

Goosander female Polemere 9 3 10  IMG_8040



Goosander female Radbrook 19 3 08 IMG_7620

Goosander female Radbrook 19 3 08 IMG_7620



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