American merganser


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Related to American merganser: American coot, Common Merganser
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Noun1.American merganser - common North American diving duck considered a variety of the European goosanderAmerican merganser - common North American diving duck considered a variety of the European goosander
genus Mergus, Mergus - mergansers
fish duck, merganser, sawbill, sheldrake - large crested fish-eating diving duck having a slender hooked bill with serrated edges
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Specifically, Huntsman postulated that the large parr of the Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar), in their third year of river life, were vulnerable to predation by the belted kingfisher (Megaceryle alcyon) and especially by the American merganser (Mergus merganser) during years of low July-August rainfall.

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