hooded merganser

noun
variants: or hooded sheldrake

Definition of hooded merganser

: a small North American merganser (Lophodytes cucullatus) having a high vertical nearly circular crest on the head of the adult male

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“Hooded merganser.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hooded%20merganser. Accessed 4 Jul. 2022.

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