November 24, 2016

Faster than Donald Duck.

Female red breasted merganser at Erieau, Ontario.
While we took a break from looking for the hawk Tuesday.

Mergus serrator

The fastest duck ever recorded was a red-breasted merganser that attained a top airspeed of 100 mph while being pursued by an airplane. This eclipsed the previous speed record held by a canvasback clocked at 72 mph. source ducks unlimited.

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