Hooded Mergansers - Sanfords Pond, Chebeague Island Maine - March 31, 2011 8:45am - first seen by Chris Rich
Photos by Beverly Johnson

from Cornell's allaboutbirds site: A small fish-eating duck of wooded ponds, the Hooded Merganser nests in holes in trees. It is frequently seen on shallow waters where its only waterfowl companion is the Wood Duck.