Hooded Merganser (Lophodytes cucullatus)

Hooded Merganser (Lophodytes cucullatus)

This bird turned up at Corsham Lake in February 2016. It could be a wild bird, blown off course from North America or released from captivity. A striking bird nonetheless!

Hooded Merganser (Lophodytes cucullatus)

Hooded Merganser (Lophodytes cucullatus)

Picture taken at Corsham Lake