Common Merganser Male in the Rio Grande. You can see the predator's \"hook\" at the end of his bill which helps him catch fish. Amazing they can catch fish in the muddy river.
Bernalillo County, City of Albuquerque Open Space, Alameda Open Space, south of bridge, NM
Equipment: Swarovski ATS 80D, 25-50x Eyepiece, UCA, balance rail and Nikon Coolpix P6000
Anatidae Mergus - 2009-12-27 - EIDX: 58