I saw 14 Common Mergansers on Lake Katchewanooka on January 8. Also, my neighbour tells me he recently saw a Bald Eagle steal a fish from our resident American Mink. I would have loved a video of that!

Laurie McLaughlin-Maveal

Common Merganser male – Wikimedia

Common Merganser female – Wikimedia

Drew Monkman

I am a retired teacher, naturalist and writer with a love for all aspects of the natural world, especially as they relate to seasonal change.