Hooded Merganser's Newly-Hatched Family
Lophodytes cucullatus
DWF0025 (1 Print Sold.)
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2004 Photograph, Hooded Merganser and her chicks (Lophodytes cucullatus, Duck Family Anatidae), Huntley Meadows, Alexandria, Virginia, © 2020.
There are 13 babies in all and they can swim just as fast as mom (and that is pretty fast).
Jian Zhe Li

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