Hooded Merganser on the Fox River in Waukesha County on January 24, 2020

One of my birding stops today provided nice views of a male Hooded Merganser. It was hanging out with some Mallards along the Fox River in Waukesha. A few times it dove for something to eat and came up with a crayfish. The weather was misty with a few flurries mixed in, mild temps around 35 degrees with no wind. Images were taken on January 24, 2020.

Mr. Good Looking!

Cruising around off the ice…

Duck talk!

Up from a dive has a crayfish…

Tosses it around the get the right end to go down first…

Looking at me I guess…

A nice pose…

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Window to Wildlife features the photography of Jim Edlhuber. A lifelong native of Wisconsin, Jim has been photographing wildlife for 20 years. He considers himself an avid photographer and is always trying to capture nature and wildlife through his lens. He is in several photography clubs and has won numerous awards for his work. In recent years, Jim has focused mostly on birding photography and finds it to be the most challenging.

6 Responses to Hooded Merganser on the Fox River in Waukesha County on January 24, 2020

  1. Marilyn A Runge says:

    Wow! You did it again.

  2. John Rock says:

    Unbelievable shots! Those designs with the river’s reflections are so beautiful. I want a poster of the that stare! Thank you so much. Always a great way to start my day.

  3. Ron says:

    Is there a Pulitzer prize for wonderful photos? Thanks so much. Have been searching for the Meganser today but thought I saw you looking for the Albino squirrel.

  4. Judy Ettenhofer says:

    Extraordinary photos of such a gorgeous duck!

  5. Joan P. says:

    Great photos. Thank you for sharing your experiences with us.

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