Lowcountry Sportsman - Duck Hunting - Wando River
The hooded merganser is a species of merganser. It is the only extant species in the genus Lophodytes. The genus name derives from the Greek language: lophos meaning 'crest', and dutes meaning 'diver'.
Scientific name: Lophodytes cucullatus
Conservation status: Least Concern (Population increasing)
Mass: 1.2 – 1.5 lbs
Length: 16 – 19 in.
Higher classification: Lophodytes
Wingspan: about 26 inches
February 1st, 2021
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