Red-breasted Merganser (Mergus serrator) (1)
– Reported Jan 10, 2015 10:20 by Walter Wehtje
– Otonabee River–between Lock 25 and Lakefield, Peterborough, Ontario
– Comments: “male bird along ice edge on west side of river. Much smaller than nearby HERG, slender reddish bill, very shaggy greenish/dark head, Much smaller than the COMEs i saw a little later on.”

Bufflehead (Bucephala albeola) (1)
– Reported Jan 10, 2015 15:56 by Brian Bailey
– Peterborough–Millennium Park, Peterborough, Ontario
– Comments: “Single male feeding with 2 female Goldeneye.”

Red-breasted Merganser (male) - Wikimedia

Red-breasted Merganser (male) – Wikimedia

Bufflehead - male  (Karl Egressy)

Bufflehead – male (Karl Egressy)

Categories: Sightings

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.